Volcano in Iceland

It seems the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland is now erupting. It is a subglacial eruption:

Both the thickness of the ice at the possible contact point (100-400 m) and the volume of lava in possible contact with ice are highly uncertain. It could be 0-20 hours before lava reaches the surface of the ice. It is also possible that the lava will not break through the ice, and the eruption could remain subglacial.

I guess I’m glad that I went there two months ago instead of now since a 2010 eruption stopped air travel for a week.

By the way, this

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is not the volcano and this

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is not the glacier it’s under.

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