Laki fissure vent

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The Laki crater row
The Laki crater row. / Anne Schöpa, / CC BY 3.0
VVolcanic fissure – a clearly visible fissure which in 1783 – 1784 was the site of one of the largest and most destructive eruptions in modern times. Eruption was coming simultaneously from 130 craters.

Location, GPS coordinates:64.0662 N 18.2497 W
Categories:Volcanoes
Values:Geology, Visual
Rating:3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located?Europe, Iceland, Suðurland, near Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Eldgjá fissure
Height:812 m

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Laki fissure vent 64.066234, -18.249664 Laki fissure ventVolcanic fissure – a clearly visible fissure which in 1783 – 1784 was the site of simultaneous eruption of 130 craters.[usr 3.0]

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