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Contest #131 answer: Eyjafjallajökull Glacier, Iceland

It seemed that this was the last we should see of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier, as a volcano erupted underneath, or at least that was what the geologists thought. People were evacuated from the area because the risk of flooding as the authorities were afraid the glacier might melt. However it seemed actually that the volcano activity was a bit further away, so there was no immediate risk.

eyjafjallajokull

A recent Landsat satellite picture shows the eruption and the fume of the volcano:

eyjafjallajokull_landsat

A lot of good answers from:

  • Doc Will
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • hhgygy
  • Malcolm
  • Joey
  • Ewelina
  • lardarz
  • Lockwood
  • David S
  • Jan_Vergouwe
  • Jillybean
  • Exsanguinator
  • Aaron Predeek
  • Andy McConnell
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • Willem
  • N Bash
  • David Kozina
  • Max_Power
  • BobB
  • BroderUlf
  • Dennis S.
  • Sarah G
  • Josh Muehe
  • EJ

April 2nd, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

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