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Iceland’s Volcano Eruption Becomes Tourist Hot Spot

Iceland's latest volcano eruption is quickly attracting crowds of people hoping to get close to the gentle lava flows. The eruption in Geldingadalur, near Iceland's capital Reykjavik, is not seen as a threat to nearby towns and the slow flows mean people can get close to action without too much harm.

March 31, 2021

People watch the Lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland. Iceland's latest volcano eruption is still attracting crowds of people hoping to get close to the gentle lava flows.

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Lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland. Iceland's latest volcano eruption is still attracting crowds of people hoping to get close to the gentle lava flows.

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People watch as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

People watch as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland late.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

Lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

People chat as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

People watch as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

People watch as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

People watch as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

People watch as lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

Lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco

Lava flows from an eruption of a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland.

AP Photo/Marco Di Marco