New Photo Series from Early Hours of Iceland Eruption

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New Photo Series from Early Hours of Iceland Eruption

The following pictures were taken by Patrick J. Dorflein at Birkikot, a summer house in Efsti-Dalur near Selfoss. The first pictures were taken from a hilltop around 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 21, about an hour after the volcanic eruption in Grímsvötn, Vatnajökull, began.

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Photos by Patrick J. Dorflein.

As of yesterday morning they couldn’t see any smoke column, only the ash cloud.

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