3rd Iceland volcanic eruption since December seen from airport

Reykjavik (AFP) – Aircraft taxi on the tarmac near Reykjavik against a backdrop of a volcanic eruption from a new volcanic fissure on the Reykjanes peninsula, the third eruption to hit the area since December, with authorities raising the alert level as a key water pipe was threatened. Iceland is home to 33 active volcano systems, the highest number in Europe. Until March 2021, the Reykjanes peninsula had not experienced an eruption for eight centuries.


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