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Flight over NW-Vatnajökull 24 Oct 2014

Surveillance with ISAVIA

29.10.2014

Surveillance flight with ISAVIA over northwestern Vatnajökull 24 October 2014 to explore the Bárðarbunga events: Holuhraun eruption and cauldrauns in Dyngjujökull and elsewhere on the ice-cap.

Matthew J. Roberts took the following photos:

Ice cauldron on south-east edge of caldera, enlarge.

Ice cauldron on south-east edge of caldera, enlarge.

Snow-covered cauldrons on Dyngjujökull, enlarge.

Snow-covered cauldrons on Dyngjujökull, enlarge.

Snow-covered cauldrons on Dyngjujökull, enlarge.

Faulting on the northern edge of Dyngjujökull, enlarge.

Volcanic haze on the northern edge of Dyngjujökull, enlarge.

Eruption site, enlarge.

Eruption site, enlarge.

Eruption site, enlarge.

Steam vents over saturated ground beneath the lava-field, enlarge.

Jökulsá á Fjöllum flowing along the lava edge, enlarge.

Jökulsá á Fjöllum flowing along the lava edge, enlarge.

'Gas devils', enlarge.

'Gas devils', enlarge.

Eruption vent, enlarge.

Eruption vent, enlarge.

Top of the gas cloud (~11,000 ft a.s.l., 15:14 UTC, heading: 100°), enlarge.




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