Amazing Pictures of the Icelandic Volcano Eruption



The Daily Telegraph has compiled a 31-image slideshow of amazing photographs of the volcano currently erupting in Iceland. Scientists aren't sure why electrical discharges are visible during some volcanic eruptions, but:

One theory is that that the spewing magma bubbles or particles of volcanic ash are themselves electrically charged, and by their motion create separately charged areas.


Link via Geekologie | Photo: US Environmental Protection Agency

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I have followed the volcano since it started erupting. I have collected images from around and placed on icelandicvolcano.net

Check it out, there are some amazing pictures there!
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