Stunning Pictures Of Erupting Volcano In Iceland

Bárðarbunga volcano in Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla, Iceland is erupting.

This aerial view of the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Bárðarbunga

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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Bárðarbunga is part of Iceland’s largest volcanic system, which has been hit by thousands of earthquakes in recent weeks, putting scientists on high alert.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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Researchers were initially concerned that the smoke could cause problems to planes flying overhead, but there has so far been no disruption to services.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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Back in 2010, the almost completely unpronounceable Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted, causing disruption to flights all around the world.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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Some enterprising companies are flying past the volcano so passengers can get a better view.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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One company is even offering an Eruption Special Itinerary for those who want to get up close and personal.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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The volcano’s photogenic eruption isn’t considered to be dangerous to Icelanders.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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You can watch a livecam of the volcano here.

Erupting Volcano In Iceland

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