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You must have heard about Eyjafjallajökull. If not it‘s the volcano that erupted in 2010  causing flight disruption in big parts of Europe for about a week. Eyjafjallajökull is an icecap, meaning it‘s a glacier on top of the mountain, covering about 100 square kilometers. The glacier is covering the volcano. Eyjafjallajökull is a stratovolcano about 1651 meters high. Eyjafjallajökull has few outlet glaciers such as Gígjökull and Steinholtsjökull. These glaciers flow down to the valley of Þórsmörk. The first person to walk up to Eyjafjallajökull was Sveinn Pálsson and he walked there in 1793. Nowadays it‘s a popular hiking. The hiking is very strenuous and takes about 10-12 hours in glacier e…

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