Eyjafjallajökull

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Eyjafjallajökull

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(Placename) a cone-shaped ice cap in south Iceland that covers an active volcano. The volcano’s eruption in 2010 resulted in large high-altitude clouds of volcanic ash that caused major disruption to European passenger air traffic. Height: 1666 m (5466 ft)
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Local media reported that the volcanic eruption might surpass the explosive power than its counterpart Eyjafjallajokull volcano which exploded back in 2010.
Snare takes place in Reykjavik after Iceland's financial crash and the Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption.
The volcano Eyjafjallajokull became famous after April 2010, when it erupted over several months, blanketing northern Europe in vast ash clouds.
In 2010, hundreds of flights were cancelled after Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano came alive.
In late 2015, a party will leave for an eight-day trip which will centre around scaling Eyjafjallajokull - the volcano that caused a media frenzy in 2010 when it erupted, causing travel chaos across the world.
Intense seismic activity at Iceland's largest volcano system has raised worries that an eruption could cause another ash cloud like that from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 that shut down much of Europe's airspace for six days.
Last time, much of Europe's airspace was shut for six days as ash from Eyjafjallajokull was judged to be a risk to jet engines.
Ash from the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 shut down much of Europe's airspace for six days, affecting more than 10 million people and costing $1.7 billion.
IN February 66 students and staff from St Richard Gwyn Catholic High school in Flint travelled to Iceland to take part in a five day tour visiting a range of sites from the magnificent Eyjafjallajokull volcano and spectacular Gullfoss Waterfall to the famous Blue Lagoon.
Upstairs is Eyjafjallajokull, by AntiVJ Running until February 2013, this is a video projection by French artist Joanie Lemercier, from AntiVJ.
ICELAND ERUPTS: A VOLCANO LIVE SPECIAL BBC2, 9pm Here in the UK, we don't even know how to pronounce volcanoes such as Eyjafjallajokull, let alone what to do when they erupt.
Iceland Erupts: A Volcano Live Special Thursday, BBC2, 9pm In the UK we have no idea how to pronounce volcano names such as Eyjafjallajokull, let alone what to do when they erupt.