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Leirhnjúkur Travel Guide

4.8
32 Google reviews
Type
Volcanoes, Lava Fields, Geothermal areas
Destination
Jökulsárgljúfur, Iceland
Location
Northeastern Region, Iceland
Distance From Center
44.2 km
High Season
Autumn
Family Friendly
Yes
Average rating
4.8
Number of reviews
32

Leirhnjukur ('Mud Peak') is a 525 m high active volcano, located to the northeast of Lake Myvatn in North Iceland.

Discover the wonder of Iceland's hidden depths on a lava cave tour.

Leirhnjukur is part of the Krafla caldera. Its last eruption was from 1975 to 1984. At its foot are mud pots and fumaroles are on the flanks.