Tag Archives: Iceland

An Iceland Volcano Erupts.

March 10, 2013 – Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul on April 17, 2010:  Let us not forget the extreme power of the Icelandic Volcanoes. They disrupted air traffic in Europe for several … Continue reading

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When and Where Will the Next Mega-Volcano Strike?

January 23, 2013 – Remembering the Mighty: Pictured above, Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from the volcano in Eyjafjallajokul. Smoke billows from an erupting volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier on April 14, 2010 near the Icelandic capital, … Continue reading

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Mount Katla is a Sleeping Catastrophe.

January 5, 2013 – Mount Katla is a Sleeping Catastrophe: After watching part I of the PBS series on “Doomsday” volcanoes, I felt compelled to publish a piece on Mount Katla. Pictured above, is the very disruptive and ten times … Continue reading

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Iceland’s Mount Katla Volcano Comes Back to Life.

February 21, 2012 – Mount Katla is Rousing Back to Life: Iceland’s huge volcano Katla is stirring into life after tell-tale signs of the potential for an eruption were monitored by observers. A harmonic tremor has been recorded for two … Continue reading

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Iceland Volcano with the Northern Lights – Beautiful.

Reblogged from Eideard (see below for link). February 20, 2012 – Iceland Volcano with Northern Lights: British photographer, James Appleton from Cambridge, has spent the past seven years capturing the volatile landscapes of Iceland – and was rewarded with shots … Continue reading

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NASA Mission Finds Huge Ice Loss in only 7 Years.

February 9, 2012 – NASA Mission Takes Stock of Earth’s Melting Land Ice: In the first comprehensive satellite study of its kind, a University of Colorado at Boulder-led team used NASA data to calculate how much Earth’s melting land ice … Continue reading

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The Rains of Pain – – Food, Drought, population Increases and War!

The world map, above, shows the average annual rainfall in millimeters (mm) and inches. The equator is marked horizontally on the map. Generally, the closer to the equator the more rainfall a country gets. There are several exceptions, e.g., Norway, … Continue reading

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