Short video — Eruption at Bárðarbunga Volcano — View from Helicopter

Lava from this Icelandic eruption has covered more than 60 sq km (23 sq miles) of land, and is still going strong. For comparison, all of Manhattan covers 33.77 sq miles (87.5 sq km)

The eruption is accompanied by continuous moderate earthquake activity.

Published on Nov 14, 2014
Flight over fissure eruption in Holuhraun (north of Vatnajökull), Iceland by helicopter.

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this video