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Aerial view of the 2022 eruption on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

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An aerial view of the recent eruption on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, taken during an eruption surveillance flight. Lava erupts from the fissure on the northern edge of the 2021 eruption flow field (black lava in upper right). The blue-tinged volcanic gas emissions are one of the main hazards associated with this eruption. Photo taken by Halldór Björnsson of the Icelandic Meteorological Office on August 3, 2022.


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