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Iceland Eruption: The Ash is Thickening (pictures)

The eruption in Grímsvötn seems to be unusually large, maybe the largest eruption in the volcano since 1823. According to reports from eyewitnesses at Kirikjubæjarklaustur the ash is now about half a centimeter thick.


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Photos taken on Saturday evening and night. Photos: Monique Starr.

Monique Starr works at Hótel Geirland, close to Kirkjubæjarklaustur and started heading east around 21:00. She was stopped by police on the as the pictures show. You should note that at this time of year the evenings and night are normally quite bright in Iceland.

If you have photos or observations about the current eruption, please send them to us at [email protected].

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