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Quick post today, but RUV is reporting that three small explosions occurred in the area just north of Vatnajökull…
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Scientists from the Icelandic Meteorological Office and University of Iceland took a number of flights over the region to observe these features that have come to two main preliminary conclusions: (1) these depressions are likely caused by melting of the ice from below and (2) these depressions lie along the water divide Jökulsá á Fjöllum River, which flows beneath 400-600 meters of ice.
BBC reports that there has likely been a volcanic eruption under the country’s biggest glacier nearby the recently active Bardarbunga, which has moved the alert level to red, the highest level. 76 more words