The Laki eruptive fissure formed in the 1783-1784. The eruptive fissures are common in Iceland as well as along divergent plate boundaries. These fessure are the surface expression of dikes reaching the surface, sometimes producing huge eruption and lava flows.
Taken on 16
Submitted on 28 February 2014
Credit: Daniele Trippanera (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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