Postcard, The eruption in 2010 in Eyjafjallajjökull, multiview

SKU: 81791


Text on back of card: Views from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption which began beneath the Eyjafjallajökull glacier in the south of Iceland on April 14th, 2010. At the beginning of the eruption meltwater flooded the immediate area and washed away parts of the main road. Magma coming into contact with glacial ice caused the chilled lava to form glass particles that were ejected into the upper atmosphere. These particles and the extent and height of the ash plume halted air travel for many days. At later phases of the eruption ejecta the size of cars were propelled hundreds of meters into the air. Previous eruptions in Eyjafjallajökull have occurred in 920, 1612, and from 1821-1823.

Size: 148 mm /5,8 in.

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