Following eruption magma chambers usually collapse, but in Thrihnukagigur the lava drained out like water from a pipe leaving the volcano's plumbing system empty. The Thrihnukagigur crater is, therefore, one few places in the world where you can enter a magma chamber.
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Inside The Thrihnukagigur Volcano. This is the only volcano that you can go inside to see the magma chamber in the world. It’s located near Reykjavik in a town named Hafnarfjordur. The dormant volcano sits in the middle of a lava field that you will cross first. This little exercise will get you warmed up for the underground adventure. After.
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I was lucky enough to be among the first 250 tourists to visit the magma chamber of Thrihnukagigur, a volcano that last erupted 4000 years ago. After a 50 minute hike across the lava field, I reached the base camp. Essentially it was a couple of portacabins airlifted there by helicopter. Geared up with a hard hat, headlight and harness, I was ready to walk up to the mouth of the volcano, which.
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We have decided not to do this tour--although it looks really interesting. I was shocked at the price and while I'm sure the company's investment in the infrastructure was costly, it's an exorbitant price for a short tour. Not a value for the money. Can you tell me where the other volcano caves are located? We'll be in the Akureyri area, around.
I was able to visit Thrihnukagigur on an Inside the Volcano tour. Those driving the Ring Road and taking a do-it-yourself approach to the country may be saddened to hear that you’re unable to access the volcano without a guide. You might be tempted to try, but it’s best to be led by experts the entire time, otherwise it could be dangerous.