130 meters! – That’s the height of a 42-story building!
Since there are no people or buildings nearby, when you see photos of the Holuhraun eruptions, or even when you see videos, it’s hard to comprehend the scale.
Perhaps this will help.
“The highest lava fountains rise up to 130 meters from the craters,” says volcanologist Armann Hoskuldsson, who has been monitoring the event.
Photo credit: University of Iceland/Ármann Höskuldsson