1st October 1995
These pictures show the subsidence bowls forming in the glacier above the eruptive fissure. They were taken by RAX/Morgunbladid
2nd October 1995
These pictures show the eruption column shortly after the eruption had broken through the ice. They were taken by Freysteinn Sigmundsson.
3rd October 1995
The weather conditions were reasonable and several good pictures were taken. The first picture shows the eruption column from the west at a distance of 170 km. At this time it reaches ca. 10 km above sea level. The picture was taken by Kristjan Jonasson at 11.50 GMT.
The following pictures show the eruption column, a view into the crater and the subsidence bowl to the south of it (with an airplane for scale). They were taken by Kristjan Jonasson at about 13.00 GMT.
This picture shows the crater later in the day. Taken by Freysteinn Sigmundsson.
These pictures were taken during low activity in the eruption and give an excellent overview of the area. Taken by Freysteinn Sigmundsson.
This picture shows the Grimsvotn caldera, where meltwater from the eruption site is accumulating. Taken by Freysteinn Sigmundsson.
The weather has been generally bad the last few days, so we do not have good pictures taken since the 3rd of October. If we get interesting new pictures we will post them here.