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Gallery: Beautiful Images of Bardarbunga's Volcanic Eruption

Foul gases

Bardarbunga volcano

(Image credit: Icelandic Met Office)

Scientists wear gas masks to protect against sulfuric acid streaming from the crack in the Earth.

Night light

Bardarbunga volcano

(Image credit: Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland)

Lava trundles over black sand.