Fagradalsfjall Volcano, Iceland
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The eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwest Iceland continued two weeks after it started, along a fissure spewing lava fountains and producing flows. The ASTER visible-near infrared image (left) shows the black fresh lava, and a small bright red area of incandescent lava. A thin gray eruption plume streams to the southeast. The color-coded thermal infrared image (right) highlights the hottest areas of activity in red, and then in bright shades of red. The image was acquired August 15, 2022, covers an area of 14.6 by 15.7 km, and is located at 64.2 degrees north, 21.1 degrees west.
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Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team