This video was taken last Tuesday by Jón Stefánsson ArtioFilms. The volcano have been active from 29.august and still no seeing it is going to stop for the next weeks. The lava flow is around 50 m3/sec.
It is no relief of earthquake in Bárðarbunga the northwest side Vatnajökull.
Presents a high likelihood of catastrophic flood in the river if eruption starts under the ice.
According Met Office have over 800 earthquakes been recorded since midnight August 18, the largest 4.5.
Closures are still in effect on Highland roads F88 and F910 part. It should be noted that closures apply to all traffic, as well as walking and riding a bicycle.
Here you can see a map of the Road Administration of closures in the area.
Update in English http://www.ruv.is/volcano
Here in Iceland can be very hard wind and very icy road, heavy snow on the road special on the mountain road over the winter. I urge everyone to get as much information on the road they are going to drive, let someone know where you are going and the time you expect to be on the way from A-B.
I success you let the hotel you are coming to know what road you are going to take and what time you expect to come to the hotel.
It is very good to take look at the web for the road construction http://vegagerdin.is
Then it should look like this:
The most north-easterly of the three peaks is a small cinder cone, standing about 35 m/100 ft higher than its surroundings. At the top of this cone is a funnel-shaped opening, about 4×4 m/12×12 ft wide, the entrance of a huge 120 m/400 ft deep, bottle-shaped volcanic vault, measuring 50×70 m/160×220 ft at the bottom. Volcanic passages continue down to the southwest, to a total depth of about 200 m/700 ft.
Thrihnukagigur is the only place on earth where you can enter a magma chamber. To book online trip to the magma chamber and experience inside the earth go here
Iceland’s culinary has placed special emphasis on the available food sources. The cuisine has been centered on the use of lamb, dairy and fish because of Iceland’s proximity to the sea. A number of restaurants in the capital Reykjavik specialize on fish and seafood which prides itself with the quality and freshness of the ingredients found in the country. Here are some of the restaurants that you can visit in Iceland that best represents its culinary tradition.
A look at the geologic history of Iceland and how the forces of fire and ice — volcanoes and glaciers — played a role together in the island’s formation.