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Holuhraun Eruption

Holuhraun Lava Could Still Be Toasty Underneath
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Holuhraun Lava Could Still Be Toasty Underneath

Although the basaltic rock formed a hard crust, the flow is likely hot enough to prevent snow from building up on top.

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All Quiet at Holuhraun
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All Quiet at Holuhraun

For now, the eruption at the Icelandic volcano has come to an end.

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Growth of the Holuhraun Lava Field
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Growth of the Holuhraun Lava Field

The Holuhraun lava field in Iceland continues to grow.

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Plumes and Clouds Stand Off Over Holuhraun Lava Field
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Plumes and Clouds Stand Off Over Holuhraun Lava Field

Heat, steam, and sulfur dioxide from the fissure eruption appear to affect cloud patterns around the volcano.

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Holuhraun Lava Field
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Holuhraun Lava Field

In late August and September 2014, this volcanic region of Iceland began spewing vast amounts of lava.

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Holuhraun Lava Flow
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Holuhraun Lava Flow

Satellites continue to capture spectacular views of the ongoing eruption near Bardarbunga.

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Roiling Flows on Holuhraun Lava Field
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Roiling Flows on Holuhraun Lava Field

Landsat 8 captured fine details of the lava flowing in Iceland between the Bardarbunga and Askja volcanoes.

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Eruption at Bárdarbunga Volcano
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Eruption at Bárdarbunga Volcano

On September 5, 2014, two new fissures opened up near Vatnajökull ice cap in the ongoing eruption at Iceland’s Bárdarbunga volcano.

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Infrared Views of Bardarbunga
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Infrared Views of Bardarbunga

NASA satellites finally captured some views of the molten rock flowing from the Icelandic volcanic eruption.

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