Sunday, March 21, 2010

Volcano in Iceland ,not under the glacier. photo

The volcano is at Fimmvörðuháls, a location between Eyjafjallajokull and Myrdalsjokull.
According to the Iceland Coast Guard, the volcano erupted , in a 1 Kilometer long opening in the ground.
The opening is , in a south- east to south-west direction.
The Volcano is not under ice or the glacier.
Lots of traffic is in both direction , from and to the volcano area.
Looks like people are also going ,to see this natural activity.
500 people that live in the area, have been evacuated.

The volcano is not very powerful now, but it is getting more powerful,according to scientists .

This photo was taken by the Coast Guard of the volcano.