Hekla, from Hella

Saturday 28th of January 2023

Hekla, from Hella

Timelapse of Saturday 28th of January 2023

Runs from midnight to midnight

Mt. Hekla, an active stratovalcano, seen from the town of Hella in south Iceland.


Mt. Hekla is a stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, and one of country’s most active volcanoes. The summit sits at a height of 1,491 metres (4,892 ft) and has been labelled as the “Gateway to Hell.” Hekla has produced one of the world’s largest volumes of lava with around 8 km3 being spurted out over the last millennium.

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