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Press Release 10-064
Scientists Study "Glaciovolcanoes," Mountains of Fire and Ice, in Iceland, British Columbia, U.S.

Study of volcano-ice interaction offers window into geologic past and clues about Earth's long-term climate cycles

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The eruption in Iceland after it penetrated Eyjafjallajökull's icecap; new ash covers the glacier.

The eruption in Iceland after it penetrated Eyjafjallajökull's icecap; new ash covers the glacier.

Credit: Marco Fulle


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Meltwater channel, crevasses and collapse structures at the Eyjafjallajökull volcano.

Meltwater channel, crevasses and collapse structures at the Eyjafjallajökull volcano.

Credit: Marco Fulle


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Collapse structures in the ice cap as a result of subglacial outflow of water in Iceland.

Collapse structures in the ice cap as a result of subglacial outflow of water in Iceland.

Credit: Marco Fulle


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Glaciovolcanologist Ian Skilling at Canada's Edziza volcano, where lava was once under ice.

Glaciovolcanologist Ian Skilling at Canada's Edziza volcano, where lava was once under ice.

Credit: Ian Skilling


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Lava at Edziza volcano shows cooling where the dome was previously in contact with ice.

Lava at Edziza volcano shows cooling where the dome was previously in contact with ice.

Credit: Ian Skilling


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