Friday, June 8, 2012

Iceland 2010, Eyjafjallajökull Eruption 50 g

Iceland (Island) stamp 2010
Eyjafjallajökull Eruption
Bref Utan Evropu (Letter outside of Europe) 50 g
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Eyjafjallajökull - (Icelandic for "Island mountain glacier") is one of the smaller ice caps of Iceland, situated to the north of Skógar and to the west of Mýrdalsjökull. The ice cap covers the caldera of a volcano with a summit elevation of 1,666 metres (5,466 ft). The volcano has erupted relatively frequently since the last glacial period, most recently in 2010.

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