The 1973 eruption of Eldfell volcano buried half of the town of Heimaey in lava and volcanic ash. A similar fate could await the town of Grindavík if the magma body surfaces near or within the town limits. Credit: Christian Bickel Fingalo, CC-BY-SA-2.0 de via Wikimedia Commons


The 1973 eruption of Eldfell volcano buried half of the town of Heimaey in lava and volcanic ash. A similar fate could await the town of Grindavík if the magma body surfaces near or within the town limits. Credit: Christian Bickel Fingalo, CC-BY-SA-2.0 de via Wikimedia Commons


The 1973 eruption of Eldfell volcano buried half of the town of Heimaey in lava and volcanic ash. A similar fate could await the town of Grindavík if the magma body surfaces near or within the town limits. Credit: Christian Bickel Fingalo, CC-BY-SA-2.0 de via Wikimedia Commons


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