Holuhraun éruption fissurale (volcan Bardarbunga, Islande) - coulées de lave 13 sep 2014
The largest eruption in Iceland during 100 years has erupted approx. 200 million cu meters of lava within just under 2 weeks, feeding a lava flow that had reached a total length of almost 20 km by 13 Sep, with no sign of ending soon. The following pictures were taken during an overflight on 13 Sep.
View from the south over the young lava field, with the central fountains and the active lava flow b... [info
Vertical view onto the southern part of the eruptive fissure. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The main lava flow, a true river of hot molten rock. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Lava fountains release gas from the rising magma; the degassed lava flows away as a flow carrying ap... [info
Section of the lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Branches of the main lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Central section of the lava flow with parts of Kverkfjöll volcano and Vatnajökull glacier in backgro... [info
The lava flow produces lateral secondary flows that enlarge the young lava flow field over Holuhraun... [info
'A'a lava flow spreads like a pancake over the sandy surface. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Looking north over the lava flow stretching far to the NE. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The eruption plume and the shadow of the steam column stretch over the vast plain. (Photo: Tom Pfeif... [info
View onto the central section with a lava breakout at the side. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
View from (almost) ground onto an active breakout of 'a'a lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Secondary lava flow front enlarging the flow field. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Dust devils rising as result of intense heat convection. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Fire and Ice. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
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