Housed in the tourist office building, the Glacier Exhibition has a few dense maps and accompanying text that sketch out regional geology, but the best feature is a nine-minute film of the 1996 eruption under Grímsvotn and the subsequent jökulhlaup flash flood, with incredible footage of house-sized blocks of ice tearing through bridges along the Ringroad. The same film is shown for free at the Skaftafell Visitor Centre

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