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Active Iceland Volcano In Stunning Pictures

A volcano in southwestern Iceland has been erupting spewing red lava close to the coastal town of Grindavik. Aerial shots showed the Blue Lagoon with the geothermal powerplant of Svartsengi behind it and in the foreground a protection barrier built to divert the lava flow near Grindavik. Take a look at these pictures that captured the breathtaking yet scary sight.

Iceland Volcano | Photo: AP/Marco di Marco

The sun rises above the active crater of the volcano near Grindavik, Iceland. A volcano in southwestern Iceland has been erupting spewing red lava close to the coastal town of Grindavik.

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| Photo: AP/Marco di Marco

The sun rises above the active crater of the volcano near Grindavik, Iceland.

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| Photo: AP/Marco di Marco

A view of the active crater of the volcano near Grindavik, Iceland.

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The sun rises above the active crater of the volcano near Grindavik, Iceland.

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| Photo: AP/Marco di Marco

An aerial view shows the Blue Lagoon with the geothermal powerplant of Svartsengi behind it and in the foreground a protection barrier built to divert the lava flow near Grindavik, Iceland

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An aerial view shows lava from an active volcano engulfing the road near Grindavik, Iceland.

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Lava flows from the volcano near Grindavik, Iceland.

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A view of the active lava pond forming north of the active crater of the volcano near Grindavik, Iceland.

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Members of the Search and rescue team observing the lava from an active volcano on the road near Grindavik, Iceland.

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The volcano near Grindavik, Iceland.

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