Iceland – Lava fountains shooting upward perhaps as much as 1,000 feet – Videos

To put this in perspective, that’s as high as the Chrysler building in New York City; as high as the Eiffel Tower in Paris; higher (by 10 stories) than the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco.

In the above video, you can see how the lava fountain dwarfs the buildings in front of it.

The fissure was a “monster-size lava fountain, the biggest since the eruption started,” said Sigfús Steindórsson, who has been following the eruptions.

Iceland Volcano Update: Massive Lava Fountaining Has Begun – The Eruption Has Shifted To A New Phase
3 May 2021

.
Thanks to David Mauriello and Laurel for these videos

The post Iceland – Lava fountains shooting upward perhaps as much as 1,000 feet – Videos appeared first on Ice Age Now.

via Ice Age Now

https://ift.tt/3tju8YT

May 4, 2021 at 07:52PM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s