Holuhraun Largest Lava Eruption in Iceland since 19th Century

September 9, 2014 11:05 AM

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Holuhraun Largest Lava Eruption in Iceland since 19th Century

The ongoing volcanic eruption in Holuhraun has already become the largest lava eruption in Iceland since the 19th century, according to volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson. More lava has been emitted than in the largest lava eruption of the 20th century, Krafla in 1984.

Ármann also pointed out that there is more gas in the magma than in the Krafla eruption, ruv.is reports.

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