Drone footage from Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano 🟢

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Fagradalsfjall (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[faɣratalsˌfjatl̥]) is a shield volcano and tuya with multiple prominences located on the Reykjanes Peninsula, around 40 kilometres from Reykjavík, Iceland. Its highest summit is Langhóll (385 m / 391 m). A volcanic eruption began on 19 March 2021 in Geldingadalur to the south of Fagradalsfjall, which is still emitting fresh lava as of 27 March 2021.

The name is a compound of the Icelandic words fagur (“beautiful”), dalur (“valley”) and fjall (“mountain”).

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