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Katla Volcano Eruption 2011

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Less than 2 years after March 2010 eruption of Icelandic Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, seizmologists warn that one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes – Katla is sure to erupt in the near future and its blast could be the strongest in Europe in 300 years. With Katla’s eruption imminent, economists are speculating that its effect on the worldwide […]

Lightnings and Smoke Above Erupting Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The latest picture of lightings and smoke hovering above erupting Eyjafjallajokull Volcano I posted was amazing, but this one is even better. Captured by Icelandic photographer Sigurdur Hrafn Stefnisson, this image of lightning ridden volcano’s ash plume, caused by the collisions of ice and rock particles in the atmosphere, after they were loosened by exploding […]

Amazing Photo of Lightnings Above Eyjafjallajokul Volcano

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Mayhem created by Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokul Volcano is over, but the memory of its eruption is still pretty much fresh. As a refresher of the memories of what Mother Nature has for us within the Earth’s belly, I would like to share this amazing photo of ominous lightning streaking across the sky as lava flows and […]

Close-up Video of Erupting Fimmvorduhals Volcano

Monday, March 29th, 2010

While it is clear that Fimmvorduhals Volcano which erupted in south Iceland on March 20, 2010 will not flood the area by melting nearby Eyjafjallajokull glacier, it is still very active and poses potential serious threats to inquisitive visitors. Volcano eruptions are accompanied by a release of poisonous gases such as fluorine, sulfur, carbon dioxide […]

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Eruption

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

A volcano near Eyjafjallajokull glacier was dormant for 200 years but awoke and erupted on March 20, 2010 causing a 1 kilometer long fissure on an ice field, spewing lava hundreds of meters high. The eruption of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano forced the country to close its airspace and evacuate more than 500 people. The Eyjafjallajokull volcano […]

Icelandic Volcanoes

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Icelandic Volcanoes are the world’s most active volcanoes. One third of the total lava in the word in the last 500 years has been produced by Icelandic Volcanoes. This fact is further empowered by the total number of volcanoes found on the island – Iceland is home to 130 volcanoes, 18 of them have erupted […]

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