Iceland Erupts

Monday, September 29, 2014

The volcano Bárðarbunga, Icelands second-highest mountain, began to erupt on August 31st, reportedly flinging lava as high as a hundred and ninety feet in the air. The event, Carolyn Kormann writes, has prompted a discussion of the relationship between volcanoes, melting glaciers, and climate change.

The volcano Bárðarbunga.

Iceland’s second-highest mountain, began to erupt on August 31st, reportedly flinging lava as high as a hundred and ninety feet in the air. The event, Carolyn Kormann writes, “has prompted a discussion of the relationship between volcanoes, melting glaciers, and climate change.”The story of Bárðarbunga Volcano.

bardarbunga volcano

Bárðarbunga Volcano