The Beauty of Bárðarbunga – update

While Bardarbunga is a possible disaster in the making, she also reflects the majestic beauty of God’s creation.

Stunning Icelandic lava flows illuminate desolate landscape

 

Amazing 2 minute video.

Picture shows magma along a 1-km-long fissure in a lava field north of the Vatnajokull glacier, which covers part of Bardarbunga volcano system

 Volcanologist Thorvaldur Thordarson, who is nearby, says clear that the eruption has changed; the eruption is now spreading to a new fissures, closer to the Dyngjujokull glacier. Large new surface cracks have been observed there in the last days, and a small rift valley (graben) has formed, which extends under the glacier.

New fissures erupting in Holuhraun

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