Go Back   Old Project Avalon Forum (ARCHIVE) > Project Avalon Forum > Project Avalon > Project Avalon General Discussion

Notices

Project Avalon General Discussion Finding safe places, information and resources for building communities, site suggestions.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 03-22-2010, 11:14 PM   #1
Mystique
Avalon Senior Member
 
Mystique's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: South Florida
Posts: 82
Default Dormant volcano erupts in Iceland

I'm trying to keep up with all current earth changes. Do we have members in Iceland who can give us first hand information?


In Iceland, dormant volcano erupts 'near' glacier
Sun, 21 Mar 2010 12:24:18 GMT


The skyline over Iceland glows near the Eyjafjallajoekull glacier on March 21, 2010.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes in southern Iceland after a volcano dormant for almost 200 years erupted.

The eruptions began shortly before midnight on Saturday near the Eyjafjallajoekull glacier, triggering fears of flooding when several craters along a popular rift began spewing lava and smoke.

Some 450 people have so far been evacuated from an area southeast the capital, Reykjavik, and the country's aviation authority cancelled all domestic flights and discouraged other aircraft from flying close to the area of the volcano.

Authorities initially feared that the eruption was below the 160km glacier, which is the country's fifth largest ice mass and a state of emergency was immediately declared.

Geologists at the University of Iceland, however, told the national broadcaster, RUV, that aerial survey of the area seemed to indicate that the eruption had not occurred below the ice.

The ice-capped volcano last erupted in the 1820s.

Mystique
Mystique is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Project Avalon