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Iceland's Volcano: Eruption Updates with Geologist Ralph Lee Hopkins

Erupting volcano in Iceland with helicopter on nearby peak

Geology in Action!

After watching live webcams since the eruption began on March 19, 2021, Director of Expedition Photography and geologist Ralph Lee Hopkins is finally in Iceland. He’s been visiting Fagradalsfjall, which is located in the region of Geldingadalur, daily and reporting back with some jaw-dropping photos and video. Check it out and then, even better, join him aboard the August 18 departure of Iceland & Greenland:Wild Coasts & Icy Shores to see and hear more about this phenomenal natural event. Get Inspired By Photos, Videos, Webinars, Stories, And Exclusive Offers. Sign Up

Words can’t adequately describe the sounds, the smells, and the thrill of experiencing the raw power of Mother Nature.

Ralph Lee Hopkins

Time Lapse

Volcano Time Lapse


Drone Footage

Experience the Fagradalsfjall volcano post-voyage on an optional excursion (conditions permitting) included on the summer 2021 departures of: 11-day Circumnavigation of Iceland, 6-day Wild Iceland Escape, 13-day Iceland and Greenland: Wild Coasts and Icy Shores, and the nearly sold-out 19-day National Geographic Endurance Inaugural: Iceland & Greenland.