Inactive Volcanoes You Can Visit

By Marisa Lascala - 2014-03-19T17:35:41Z


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Reykjavik, Iceland

When you visit the inactive Thrihnukagigur volcano, midway between Reykjavik and the Golden Circle area of Iceland, you don't just explore the lava field and hike up to the summit. Thanks to Inside the Volcano, a tour launched in 2012, you can be lowered into the crater via open elevator, and explore inside the floor of the volcanic vault. Though Thrihnukagigur erupted violently 4,000 years ago, the inside has been remarkably preserved, and you can see the untouched magma formations.

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