Askja



a volcano in E central Iceland. 4754 feet (1449 meters).
Historical Examples

The largest volcano in Iceland, the Dyngjufkll, with its immense crater of Askja, has an area of some twenty-five square miles.
The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes Edwin J. Houston

Askja (a˙skya˙), a volcano near the centre of Iceland, first brought into notice by an eruption in 1875.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

The largest volcano is Askja, situated in the middle of the lava-field of Odaahraun.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2 Various

This has on its summit the gigantic crater of Askja, some twenty-five square miles in area.
The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes Edwin J. Houston

noun
a volcano in E central Iceland: active in 1961; largest crater in Iceland. Height: 1510 m (4954 ft). Area of crater: 88 sq km (34 sq miles)

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