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Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano - April 2010

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  • 1. ICELAND’S Eyjafjallajokull Volcano
  • 2. Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano.
  • 3. April 16, 2010 Photo: Brynjar Gauti The volcano in southern Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull glacier with thick drifts of volcanic ash blanketed parts of rural Iceland as a vast, invisible plume of grit drifted over Europe, emptying the skies of planes and sending hundreds of thousands in search of hotel rooms, train tickets or rental cars.
  • 4. April 17, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins Long lens view of farm near the Eyjafjallajokull volcano as it continues to billow smoke and ash during an eruption.
  • 5. April 15, 2010 Photo: Omar Oskarsson A car is seen driving near Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland, through the ash from the volcano eruption.
  • 6. Eyjafjallajokul, April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson Chunks of ice from a glacial flood triggered by a volcanic eruption lie in front of the still-erupting volcano.
  • 7. April 17, 2010 Photo: Ingolfur Juliusson Ash covers vegetation in Eyjafjallasveit, southern Iceland
  • 8. April 17, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins The Eyjafjallajokull volcano billowing smoke and ash.
  • 9. Eyjafjallajokull, April 18, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson A woman stands near a waterfall that has been dirtied by ash that has accumulated from the plume of an erupting volcano.
  • 10. April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson Horses fight near the town of Sulfoss, Iceland as a volcano in Eyjafjallajokull erupts.
  • 11. April 17, 2010 Photo: Ingolfur Juliusson Farmer Thorarinn Olafsson tries to lure his horse back to the stable as a cloud of black ash looms overhead in Drangshlid at Eyjafjoll.
  • 12. April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson A small plane (upper left) flies past smoke and ash billowing from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland.
  • 13. Eyjafjallajokull, April 16, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins Smoke billows from a volcano.
  • 14. April 17, 2010 Photo: Fabrice Coffrini The sun sets in a sky dusted with ash, over Lake Geneva, as seen from the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, a UNESCO site in Switzerland.
  • 15. April 17, 2010 Photo: Brynjar Gauti
  • 16. April 17, 2010 Photo: Brynjar Gauti Farmers team up to rescue cattle from exposure to the toxic volcanic ash at a farm in Nupur, Iceland.
  • 17. April 18, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins A rescue team helps landowners to clear volcanic ash from a roof in Seljavellir, Iceland.
  • 18. April 17, 2010 Photo: Ingolfur Juliusson A dark ash cloud looms over the Icelandic south coast.
  • 19. April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson Lightning, smoke and lava above Iceland's Eyjafjallajokul volcano.
  • 20. April 17, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins View seen from a road leading to the Eyjafjallajokull volcano as it continues to billow smoke and ash.
  • 21. April 17, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins A man runs along the roadside, taking pictures of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano as it continues to billow smoke and ash.
  • 22. April 16, 2010 Photo: Ingolfur Juliusson A huge ash cloud creeps over the Icelandic south coast.
  • 23. April 18, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins A farmer checks muddy volcanic ash on his land in Iceland.
  • 24. April 17, 2010 Photo: Arnar Thorisson The crater spewing ash and plumes of grit at the summit of the volcano.
  • 25. Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland, April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson Construction crews repair a road damaged by floods from glacial melting caused by a volcano.
  • 26. Photo: Halldor Kolbeins April 17, 2010 Horses graze in a field near the Eyjafjallajokull volcano as it continues to billow dark smoke and ash.
  • 27. April 18, 2010 Photo: Halldor Kolbeins Ingi Sveinbjoernsso leads his horses on a road covered volcanic ash back to his barn in Yzta-baeli, Iceland. They come galloping out of the volcanic storm, hooves muffled in the ash, manes flying. 24 hours earlier he had lost the shaggy Icelandic horses in an ash cloud that turned day into night, blanketing the landscape in sticky gray mud.
  • 28. April 17, 2010 satellite photograph Photo: NERC Satellite Receiving Station
  • 29. April 17, 2010 Photo: Lucas Jackson Lava and lightning light the crater of Eyjafjallajokul volcano.
  • 30. April 18, 2010 Lightning and motion-blurred ash of Eyjafjallajokul volcano. Photo: © Olivier Vandeginste
  • 31. April 18, 2010 Photo: © Olivier Vandeginste The ash plume is lit from within by multiple flashes of lightning.
  • 32. April 18, 2010 Photo: © Olivier Vandeginste Lightning flashes and glowing lava illuminate parts of Eyjafjallajokull's massive ash plume.
  • 33. THE END Click to exit