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Iceland Volcano

WATCH: Drone Captures Rare Footage Of An Erupting Volcano

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.04.2014 | Science

Holy smokes! You don't see something like this every day. A mighty little quadcopter armed with a GoPro has captured rare footage of a raging volca...

This Is Why You ALWAYS Book The Window Seat

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel

From now on, we hereby vow to always ask for the window seat. A kindly Icelandair pilot took an extra lap around Bardarbunga, Iceland on Wednesday ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's Why Volcanoes And Airplanes Don't Mix

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.19.2014 | Science

Iceland, home to one of the largest glaciers in Europe and a multitude of volcanoes, made headlines this week following news of a small eruption in th...

Red Alert!: Iceland Volcano Eruption Prompts Highest Warning

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green

STOCKHOLM, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A small eruption has occurred north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after nearly two weeks of earthquakes in the regi...

Iceland Lowers Aviation Alert, Volcanic Eruption Report False

AP | Posted 10.24.2014 | World

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the...

Iceland Volcano Erupts Beneath Glacier, Alert Issued Over Potential Ash Cloud

AP | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scient...

VOLCANO ALERT: Thousands Of Intense Earthquakes Rock Iceland

AP | Posted 10.19.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting....


The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.16.2014 | Travel

Ever wondered what's inside a volcano? Thrihnukagigur, just outside the Icelandic capital of Rejkavik, is preparing to open for its third season of...

Iceland's Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Renee Blodgett | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

After about a month, I had taken in pretty much everything the country had to offer, from volcanoes, snowmobiling and lava to landscape hikes and thermal waters, yet I hadn't yet seen or felt the "ice" of Iceland.

12 Reasons to Visit Iceland -- Even in Winter (PHOTOS)

Laura Lippstone | Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Even though Iceland's almost at the top of the world near the Arctic Circle, winter temperatures are often warmer than, say, New York, London and Paris. In summer, the temp doesn't get much beyond light sweater weather. All in all, it's decent weather to see all there is to see, and there's a lot.

Iceland To World: You Name Us

Posted 11.13.2012 | World

Note to Iceland: Graceland is already taken. So is Rockland. But some other name may take the place of Iceland, according to reports. Iceland's ...

The Lunar Cycle of 'Frankenstorm'

James Grundvig | Posted 12.29.2012 | New York
James Grundvig

'Frankenstorm' is an apt name for this killer storm. Not merely because it's making landfall on the eve of Halloween, but because it's a hybrid storm with many elements pushing and pulling with dark spheres of influence.

PHOTOS: 12 Sizzling Volcanoes

Trippy | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel

A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

PHOTOS: When Volcanoes And Lightning Mix

Posted 06.12.2012 | Green

Images of volcanoes and lightning can be quite impressive on their own, but when the two mix, the results are nothing short of epic. These images, tak...

PHOTOS: Inside An Iceland Volcano

Posted 05.01.2012 | Travel

In spite of Iceland's recent history with eruptions (Remember Eyjafjallajokull and even Grimsvotn?) adventure company 3H Travel has decided it's high...

WATCH: Flying Through An Ash Cloud

Posted 12.08.2011 | Travel

More than a year after the epic eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland halted air travel, scientists are coming up with a way for pilots ...

Iceland's Katla Volcano Is Getting Restless

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

VIK, Iceland -- If Iceland's air-traffic paralyzing volcanic eruption last year seemed catastrophic, just wait for the sequel. That's what some expert...

Iceland Volcano Monitored After Seismic Activity Surge

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and GUDJON HELGASON | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — A surge of small earthquakes has been reported around Iceland's Katla volcano, but scientists said Tuesday there is no imme...

Obama Bails On Ireland As Ash Plume Looms

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

DUBLIN — The White House says President Barack Obama will leave Ireland early due to safety concerns over a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volca...

Volcanic Ash Cloud Affect British, Irish Airspace

AP | MEERA SELVA and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

LONDON — A dense ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano blew toward Scotland on Monday, causing airlines to cancel flights, forcing President Barac...

WATCH: Iceland Volcano Eruption

Posted 07.22.2011 | World

Grimsvotn, the volcano in southeast Iceland that began its largest eruption in 100 years on Saturday, sent ash as high as 12 miles into the air and gr...

Iceland Volcano Eruption Closes International Airport Once Again

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.22.2011 | Travel

Iceland's most active volcano once again erupted on Saturday, closing the international airport that was closed for days last year upon the last erupt...

PHOTOS: Ash Plume Covers Iceland

AP | JILL LAWLESS and GUDJON HELGASON | Posted 07.22.2011 | Green

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- A year after an Icelandic volcano grounded planes across Europe, a spectacular new eruption flung up a miles-high ash plume...

PHOTOS: Grimsvotn Erupts

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green

Iceland's most active volcano has erupted, sending a plume of white ash 18,000 feet into the air. Grimsvotn's eruption, which was accompanied by sm...

Iceland Volcano Erupts, White Plume Up To 18,000 Feet Seen: Report

AP | GUDJON HELGASON | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland's most active volcano has started erupting, scientists said Saturday – just over a year after another eruptio...