The ever-shifting landscape of the eruption has a new scenic vantage: Langahryggur, or “long-spine,” a ridge overlooking the eruption.
Accessible by Route C and approximately an hour from the parking lot, Langahryggur provides an overview of both the eruption and the lava fields.
Previously, hikers had been seen gathering at a hill colloquially known as “Gawker hill.” Due to the flow of the lava, this hill is now inaccessible.
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