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A Volcano Has Erupted In Iceland, And The Pictures Are Stunning

One of the most troubling aspects about Icelandic volcanos for foreigners is that they are so hard to pronounce. This time it's the Bárðarbunga volcano in Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla that has erupted.

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Back in 2010, the almost completely unpronounceable Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted, causing disruption to flights all around the world. This time the threat is considerably less serious.

This picture from NASA's Instagram account shows the full extent of the lava flow.

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Paul Hamilos is the world features editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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