Fire and Ice and Aurora in Iceland July 9, 2012Posted by tkcollier in Cool photos, Science & Technology.
Tags: Astronomy, Aurora, Cool photos, Volcano
Sometimes both heaven and Earth erupt. In Iceland in 1991, the volcano Hekla erupted at the same time that auroras were visible overhead. Hekla, one of the most famous volcanoes in the world, has erupted at least 20 times over the past millennium, sometimes causing great destruction. The last eruption occurred only twelve years ago but caused only minor damage