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September 2014

The ash plume generated by Eyafjallajökull's eruption in April 2010. (Photo: Jorge Santos)

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Monday, Sep 01, 2014
The fissure eruption on Holuhraun continues with no signs of weakening. Icelandic press now counts as a relatively large effusive eruption, comparable to the Krafla fissure eruptions in 1980-1984. ... [more]
Picture of the eruption this morning (image: Gísli Einarsson / RUV)
The fissure eruption is continuing at a stable level with little variation. A curtain of lava fountains up to 70 m high is being erupted above the fissure and pahoehohoe type lava flows are expanding to several kilometers around it, forming a growing flat lava flow field. ... [more]

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