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Iceland Volcano 2010


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Εκπλητκτικές φωτογραφίες από το ηφάιστειο Eyjafjallajökull στην Ισλανδία.

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Iceland Volcano 2010

  1. 1. VOLCANO 2010 Photo: AFP ICELAND
  2. 2. <ul><li>The icecap of the glacier Eyjafjallajökull (meaning 'island mountain glacier') covers a volcano (1,666 metres or 5,466 ft in height) which has erupted relatively frequently since the last Ice Age. </li></ul><ul><li>The volcano erupted twice in 2010, on 20 March and 15 April. </li></ul><ul><li>The April eruption caused massive disruption to air traffic across Northern Europe and scientists claimed it was ten to twenty times more powerful than the March event. </li></ul><ul><li>The most recent eruption before 2010 was from 1821 to 1823, causing a fatal glacial lake outburst flood. A previous eruption was in 1612. The crater of the volcano has a diameter of 3–4 kilometres (1.9–2.5 mi) and the glacier covers an area of about 100 square kilometres (39 sq mi). </li></ul>ICELAND – VOLCANO 2010
  3. 3. Photo: Icelandic Coastguard
  4. 4. Photo: Arni Saeberg
  5. 5. Photo: Arni Saeberg
  6. 6. Photo: Arni Saeberg
  7. 7. Photo: NASA/Robert Simmon
  8. 8. Photo: Halldor Kolbeins
  9. 9. Photo: Halldor Kolbeins
  10. 10. Photo: Bruce McAdam
  11. 11. Photo: Brynjar Gaudi
  12. 12. Photo: NASA/University of Dundee
  13. 13. Photo: Ulrich Latzenhofer
  14. 14. Photo: Fior Kjartansson
  15. 15. Photo: Ragnar Axelsson
  16. 16. Photo: Halldor Kolbeins
  17. 17. Photo: Halldor Kolbeins THE END Press ‘Esc’ To Exit