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The Geitafell Volcano, an extinct Tertiary central volcano, was active in the Icelandic rift zone between 5 and 6 Ma. Because of deep glacial erosion, the interior of the volcano is exposed from its flanks to the top of the extinct crustal magma chamber represented by several gabbro plutons. Here we present the results of a detailed study of the infrastructure of the Geitafell Volcano. The study includes measurements of the shape, size and fracture pattern of the extinct crustal magma chamber and its remarkably sharp contact with a dense swarm of inclined sheets for which the chamber acted...

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