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Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland
September 19, 2012

Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos The volcano Eyjafjallajökull, in Iceland, just before dawn on April 23, 2010: The worst is over. Lava flows freely. Earlier, as it punched through the ice cap, it triggered a meltwater flood that destroyed roads and farms, and a steam explosion that hurled ash into the stratosphere, stopping air traffic for a week. See more pictures from the May 2012 feature story "Iceland's Resilient Beauty." See pictures of wild weather » See pictures of Eyjafjallajökull's eruption »
Photograph by Orsolya and Erlend Haarberg

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