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Laki fissure vent

The Laki crater row
The Laki crater row. / Anne Schöpa, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0

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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.

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GPS coordinates
64.0662 N 18.2497 W
Location, address
Europe, Iceland, Suðurland, near Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Eldgjá fissure
812 m

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