The six-month event released 11 million tons of sulphur dioxide that spread over the country and the Atlantic Ocean towards Europe,
At noon on February 28, the Scientific Advisory Board for Iceland´s recent volcanic activity officially declared that the eruption at Holuhraun had come to an end.
Bigger than the island of Manhattan,
So says Jón Frímann in his volcano update of 22 December 2014.
“I estimate that the influence of Bardarbunga eruption is nearly 1/4 to 1/3 of the similar eruption of Laki in 1783-84,
“If or when Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano goes bang it will be a game changer,”
Lava from this Icelandic eruption has covered more than 60 sq km (23 sq miles) of land, and is still going strong.
Like looking into the bowels of hell.
The kids at the Graenuvellir kindergarten in Husavik, north Iceland, were kept inside on Nov. 4 to protect them from sulfur-dioxide gases