<p style="margin: 5pt 0pt;">Lava fountains glow red against the snowy expanse around Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull (pronounced AY-uh-full-ay-ho-kul) <a id="resr" title="volcano" href="http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcano-profile/">volcano</a> in a satellite picture taken March 24, 2010.</p><p>Four days earlier, the volcano had roared to life after a 190-year hiatus, sending up 30-story-tall pillars of lava, along with plumes of ash and volcanic gases. (See <a id="pun2" title="pictures of the Iceland volcano eruption" href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/03/photogalleries/100322-iceland-volcano-eruption-eyjafjallajokull-pictures/">more pictures of the Iceland volcano eruption</a>.) <br><br>In the picture above—snapped by the Advanced Land Imager aboard <a id="p87v" title="NASA's Earth Observing-1 satellite" href="http://eo1.gsfc.nasa.gov/">NASA's Earth Observing-1 satellite</a>—a steam plume also rises where the lava flow meets snow, adding to the billowing white clouds streaming from the volcano.<br><br>As of March 31, the Iceland volcano is still erupting, and it may continue for several months, according to NASA.</p>

Iceland Volcano Seen From Space

Lava fountains glow red against the snowy expanse around Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull (pronounced AY-uh-full-ay-ho-kul) volcano in a satellite picture taken March 24, 2010.

Four days earlier, the volcano had roared to life after a 190-year hiatus, sending up 30-story-tall pillars of lava, along with plumes of ash and volcanic gases. (See more pictures of the Iceland volcano eruption.)

In the picture above—snapped by the Advanced Land Imager aboard NASA's Earth Observing-1 satellite—a steam plume also rises where the lava flow meets snow, adding to the billowing white clouds streaming from the volcano.

As of March 31, the Iceland volcano is still erupting, and it may continue for several months, according to NASA.

Image courtesy Robert Simmons, NASA, using ALI data

Iceland Volcano Pictures: Aerial Views of the Inferno

See the ongoing eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano from space, from the air, and from the fiery mountain's icy summit.

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