Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
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Weather-Porn of the Day: the Infamous Icelandic Volcano

The Eyjafjallajökull Volcano in southern Iceland has stranded thousands of air travelers across Europe (and prevented thousands of others from returning) because of the massive cloud of volcanic ash spreading across Northern Europe. From a safe distance to someone who isn't flying to Europe, it's gorgeous. Here's what that blooming mountain looks like:


Click the image to see the APOD story.


Perhaps the most amazing volcanic eruption ever. What do you think?

Poll #1553212 Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

Is the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano the most amazing volcanic eruption ever?

Holy crap, yes!
12(40.0%)
Meh, I've surfed bigger volcanic floes.
1(3.3%)
Egad, we've angered the Elder Gods!
8(26.7%)
This is a conspiracy by the Secret World Government. Clearly Photoshopped.
0(0.0%)
Wait, what? Iceland has volcanoes?
2(6.7%)

Chris
Tags: weather-porn
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