Tag Archive: Lava

Aug 16 2015

Barcroft TV: Lake Of Fire: Drone Footage Of Icelandic Lava River

A DRONE camera flies over a red hot lava lake in freezing cold Iceland and nearly melts in the process. The stunning footage was captured by US videographer Eric Cheng in February and shows smoke and fire burning off the black marbled lava. The lake is part of the huge Holuhraun lava field which started …

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Jan 20 2015

RuptlyTV: Iceland | See the world’s biggest lava field in 200 years

The Holuhraun lava field continued erupting on Tuesday, with aerial footage capturing an astonishing view of the 500 metre-long (1,640 ft) and 70 metre-high (229 ft) lava lake. According to NASA, the lava field in the Northeastern Region of Iceland now covers over 84 square kilometers (32 square miles), making it larger than Manhattan.  

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Sep 02 2014

Cambridge University: Monitoring Bárðarbunga and Holuhraun

Cambridge scientists and PhD students are at the forefront of monitoring the activity of the Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland. The research group, led by Professor Bob White of the Department of Earth Sciences, is monitoring the ongoing massive volcanic intrusion through its array of seismic instrumentation – never before has such an intrusion been so …

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