- Tourists have flocked to a volcano in Iceland to take photos of its slow lava flow.
- The volcano erupted in Geldingadalur, on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula.
- The flow is so slow that tourists can get fairly close to it without fear of serious danger.
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Tourists have flocked to southwestern Iceland to snap photos of a volcano eruption’s gentile lava flows.
This photo taken on Monday shows a group of tourists standing close to the lava in Geldingadalur, on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
The volcano is close to Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, but due to the slow lava flow, it’s not seen as a threat to nearby towns, according to the Associated Press.
The flow is so slow that tourists can get close to it without fear of serious danger, AP reported.
This is the first time in 800 years the area has seen a volcanic eruption, and for days, crowds of visitors have traveled to the area to witness the lava.
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