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Close-up view of fresh Icelandic lava

01.09.2014 - 16:58
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The lava field, formed by the latest eruption at Holuhraun, north of Bardarbunga volcano, now stretches over an area of 3 square kilometers (1.2 square miles). Its volume is estimated at 16-25 million cubic meters.

The eruption, which started around 04:00 GMT Saturday, is a calm lava eruption with no ashfall. This video, by RUV cameraman Tomas Gunnarsson, was recorded at the eruption site Monday morning.


This story, by the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RUV), was updated on September 1. 2014, at 17:05 GMT.

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