London at night, snow in the Sahara and Hawaii’s volcanoes are among the images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites last month
These are the Fab Four of Icelandic volcanoes. The picture is of Eyjafjallajokull. Looks benign doesn’t it? Travelling along the Ring Road near Skogar on Iceland’s southern coast is a birdwatcher’s delight. Arctic terns fly along the fences by the road, oystercatchers in flocks of between 5 and 13 hunt on foot in the fields around two miles from theContinue reading “Hekla, Eyjafjallajokull, Grimsvotn, and Laki.”
This summer, new flights from the UK to Egilsstaðir, East Iceland, bring this region of volcanoes and fjords within easy reach
The largest eruption ever recorded, in Indonesia 200 years ago, wreaked havoc across the world, causing hunger, disease and death for years afterwards. When a volcanic event on that scale happens again – and it will – we should be prepared for serious disruption to our climate and food production.
Satellites have mapped the seabed and these are the results
Here is an article providing the top 10 national and state parks in Hawaii http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/15/top-10-national-state-parks-hawaii
See some of the most naturally beautiful places on Earth here: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/mar/20/ten-of-the-world-great-wonders-in-pictures#/?picture=432567259&index=9
Iceland – a beautiful country – find out why in this article http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/mar/09/iceland-film-road-trip-hollywood-of-the-north