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Insight Into: Eyjafallajökull Volcano

Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano became famous in 2010 when its eruption brought much of the air travel over Europe to a halt. 
Credits

Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach in collaboration with the NASA Earth Observatory.

All images, illustrations, and videos courtesy of NASA except:
·       Aerial photo of Mt. Erebus: Jeanie Mackinder
·       Ground-based photo of Mt. Erebus: Dr. Eric Christian / NASA
·       Sea creature illustration copyright The National Library of Israel, Shapell Family Digitization Project _and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Geography – Historic Cities Research Project
·       Ground-based photos of Eyjafjallajökull: David Karnå
·       Eyjafjallajökull video footage: Ágúst Guðbjörnsson / agustgudbjornsson.com
·       EO-1 satellite illustration: ATK
·       Fimmvörðuháls fissure photo: Henrik Thorburn
·       Simulation of ash spreading over Europe: Nina Kristiansen, Sabine Eckhardt, NILU
·       Eyjafjallajökull panorama: Henrik Thorburn
·       Mount St. Helens aerial photo: USGS
 
Music courtesy of Associated Production Music
Written by Tracy Vogel
Designed by Marc Lussier
Transcript

(SPEECH)
[SILLY MUSIC]
 
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An Icelandic speech bubble
 
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[POP]
 
[SPEAKING ICELANDIC]
 
Hmm?
 
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Question marks in another speech bubble
 
More Icelandic speech
 
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[WHIRLING]
 
[SPEAKING ICELANDIC]
 
[BELL DINGS]
 
Hmm.
 
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Exclamation marks in another speech bubble
 
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[SWOOSH]
 
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Eyjafjallajökull in Icelandic, translates to: island, mountain, glacier
 
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Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano became famous in 2010 when its eruption brought much of the air travel over Europe to a halt.