Volcano and Aurora in Iceland Image Credit & Copyright: Sigurdur H. Stefnisson In Iceland in 1991, the volcano Hekla erupted at the same time that auroras were visible overhead. Hekla, one of the most famous volcanoes in the world... The green auroral band occurred fortuitously about 100 kilometers above the erupting lava. Is Earth the Solar System's only planet with both auroras and volcanos? Iceland, Eruption Volcano, Trav'Lin Lights, Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights, Green Nature, Earth, Nature Phenomena, Heavens
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Mayon Volcano, Philippines.... probably not because of the extreme danger of being around an erupting Volcano. Mayon erupted several years ago. People know what it was like to be in ih the path of an erupting volcano. Mayon Volcano is the most perfect cone volcano in the world. It looks beautiful and magnificent. I have friends who live there!
Lakagigar (Iceland) seen from Laki • The worst disaster in the history of Iceland started June 8th 1783.. It was the largest lava eruption anywhere in the world in historical times. During the 8 months eruption, an enormous lava flow (more than 10 cubic km), extensive ashfalls and sulphuric gases releases killed thousands. Worse yet the fluorine gases that poisoned and almost wiped out Iceland's entire livestock and led to a famine that killed 20% of the Island's population. (photo by ys...