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The second and most powerful Icelandic eruption at Eyjafjallajokull Glacier.
billywizz, Apr 2010
© John Beatty and Jon Magnusson
Climbers: John Beatty and Jon Magnusson
Camera used: Canon 5D Mk2.
After the gigantic ash cloud subsided, fresh lava and fire spewed from the crater.
billywizz - 21/Apr/10
Tremendous photo, what sort of exposure did you use?
David Dear - 22/Apr/10
Hi Dave....tripod..remote release.......f11....3 seconds....1200 iso...the time was approaching dawn, after watching it all night!
billywizz - 22/Apr/10
Beautiful and historic
Mike421 - 23/Apr/10
A once in a lifetime shot I suspect John. Marvellous.
Migsy - 25/Apr/10
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UKC Photos - 02/May/10
Cool. Stood on top of this in 1993, joking about the fact that it hadn't erupted for over 150 years.
SteveWick - 02/May/10
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So this was what all the fuss was about! Great shot.
halo - 06/May/10