From Iceland — Volcano Closed To The Public Today Due To Pathway Construction

Volcano Closed To The Public Today Due To Pathway Construction

Published May 12, 2021

Photo by
Art Bicnick

The volcanic eruption at Geldingadalur will be closed today as rescue teams are constructing and updating the hiking trails.

The Chief of Police in Suðurnes reports on this on Facebook.

Góðan dag.

Vegna framkvæmda á gönguleið að gosstöðvum verður lokað inn á svæðið í dag.

Posted by Lögreglan á Suðurnesjum on Wednesday, 12 May 2021

The trail has seen lots of use since the volcano started over two months ago and will need to be repaired before the summer where it is believed lots of tourists will come and visit.

According to statistics, more than 86,000 people have made their way into the eruption area.

Those who wish to see the volcano do not have to worry about missing the eruption due to the closure, as experts believe that it will continue to erupt for some time to come.

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