Thursday, April 22, 2010

Fireworks over Eyafallajökull

Why 75% of Europe's air traffic is shut down.

Massive ash emission from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption late in the evening.
Lightning caused by electrical discharge within the ash column.
The ash column assumes the shape of a plinian eruption.
Overview of Eyjafjallajökull stratovolcano complex and eruption column at dusk.

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