This aerial photo was taken from a drone Wednesday.

Weakling Grown Strong: Eruption that Surprises

19 Jun It’s been three months to the day since the eruption by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, started.


Startled by Life-Threatening Lava Stream: Video

18 Jun There is no letup in the lava flow by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, and its unpredictable behavior continues to startle visitors.


Narrow Escape from Burning Lava: Video

14 Jun Shortly before noon on Friday, a man hiked across recently solidified lava at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, after which he had to run for his life to escape the lava flow.

Paying for parking near the eruption site.

Unable to Hike to the Eruption? Will Bus Service Be Offered?

11 Jun Part of the parking fees, collected near the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, will be used to fund improved access to the area.

‘Little by Little, the Crater Is Closing’

9 Jun “Little by little, the crater is closing,” Þorvaldur Þórðarson, geologist at the University of Iceland Institute of Earth Sciences tells

Livestream of Eruption from Three Webcams

8 Jun now operates three webcams that offer a continuous livestream of the Fagradalsfjall eruption.

This is what the eruption looked like yesterday.

Magnificent View of Fagradalsfjall Eruption

8 Jun The crater by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, spewed lava high into the air, creating magnificent material for a photo, when Morgunblaðið photographer Árni Sæberg flew over the area yesterday.

New Hiking Paths at Eruption Site Being Considered

7 Jun New hiking paths to the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, are under consideration.

Strong Demand for Helicopter Tours to Eruption Site

6 Jun Two of the companies offering helicopter tours to the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, are booked up weeks in advance.

New 3D Model of Eruption by Fagradalsfjall

4 Jun For the first time since May 18, scientists were able to fly over the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, Wednesday to take photos to be used for making a new 3D model of the lava field.

The observation point that's about to be enclosed by lava.

Observation Point Almost Enclosed by Lava

3 Jun The picture above shows the popular observation at the Fagradalsfjall eruption site, Southwest Iceland, expected to be surrounded by lava in the coming days.

From the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain.

Lava Soon to Enclose Favorite Observation Point

1 Jun “This is just a question of time.”

The drone's last moment.

Drone Devoured by Fire: Video

31 May Yet another drone was recently devoured by fire at the eruption site in Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland.

From Nátthagi valley.

Lava Could Fill Nátthagi Valley in Three Months

27 May Assuming the Fagradalsfjall eruption, Southwest Iceland, continues, the lava that now flows in Nátthagi valley could take three months to fill the valley.

‘Invaluable Coverage’ of Eruption on CBS and ABC

26 May Millions of people are likely to have watched coverage of the Fagradalsfjall eruption in Southwest Iceland on the American television news magazine 60 Minutes on CBS last weekend.


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