Fagradalsfjall eruption (Iceland): lava fountains and lava flows May 2021

Our Iceland expedition organizer Chris Hug-Fleck sent us his impressions from his first visits to the Fagradalsfjall eruption in May 2021. Look here if you like join one of our tours in Iceland!
Aerial view over part of the lava flow field and the "observation hill". (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view over part of the lava flow field and the "observation hill". (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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The main cone of the Geldingadalur eruption with a lava fountain and a lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic)
The main cone of the Geldingadalur eruption with a lava fountain and a lava flow. (Photo: World-Geog... [info]
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Aerial view over the active cone and the lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view over the active cone and the lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Aerial view over the active cone and lava flow towards adjacent Meradalur valley. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view over the active cone and lava flow towards adjacent Meradalur valley. (Photo: World-Geog... [info]
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Aerial view towards the SW over the active cone and the lava flow. Reykjanes southern coastline is visible in the background. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view towards the SW over the active cone and the lava flow. Reykjanes southern coastline is v... [info]
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Vertical aerial shot into the main cone during a quiet phase; a small pond of lava fills the vent. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Vertical aerial shot into the main cone during a quiet phase; a small pond of lava fills the vent. (... [info]
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Aerial near-vertical view onto the main cone at the moment a large gas bubble explodes at the surface of the magma-filled vent. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial near-vertical view onto the main cone at the moment a large gas bubble explodes at the surfac... [info]
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Lava flowing out from the lowest part of the cone's crater. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Lava flowing out from the lowest part of the cone's crater. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Mild lava fountaining from the main vent at dusk. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Mild lava fountaining from the main vent at dusk. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Beginning of a lava fountaining phase in the late evening. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Beginning of a lava fountaining phase in the late evening. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Tall lava fountain, approx. 150 m high, from the main vent at night. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Tall lava fountain, approx. 150 m high, from the main vent at night. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Observer watching the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Observer watching the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Chris enjoying himself near an active 'a'a lava flow front with the main cone behind. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Chris enjoying himself near an active 'a'a lava flow front with the main cone behind. (Photo: World-... [info]
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Main cone behind active lava flow front at the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Main cone behind active lava flow front at the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-... [info]
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Strong lava fountaining phase in the blue hour. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Strong lava fountaining phase in the blue hour. (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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Lava fountain at night (Photo: World-Geographic)
Lava fountain at night (Photo: World-Geographic) [info]
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