Earth eye-candy: Fire and Iceland


Here’s an impressive satellite photograph of the flames from the 32 square mile Holuhraun basaltic lava field (fissure system volcano) in Iceland.  Set amid the winter snows and nearby glacier, the lava field presents a stark and dramatic contrast of our planet’s landscape and ever-changing life-cycle. Cheers!

Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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