Gallery: Iceland's Booming Bardarbunga Volcano (Photos)

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Bardarbunga volcano

Credit: Dave McGarvie, Open University
The remote Barðarbunga volcano viewed from Askja volcano in southeast Iceland. An intense earthquake swarm started Aug. 16, 2014, signaling magma traveling…Read More »

underground. The volcano is buried beneath the Vatnajökull glacier, meaning an eruption could melt some of the ice, causing a jökulhlaup, or a huge meltwater flood.   Less «
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