Katla and Eyjafjallajokull

Welcome to Iceland! Katla and Eyjafjallajokull are two shield volcanoes covered by glaciers.

  • Location: Iceland
  • Coordinates: 63º36′ N, 19º5′ W
  • Last Activity: 2010
  • Type of rocks: basalt
  • Facts: The 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption sent an ash cloud over northern Europe and caused air traffic to be shut down

Learn more about Katla and Eyjafjallajokull volcanoes from the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program database

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *