Nature: Volcano Iceland (1996)
|Birthname||Iceland, Vatnajokull eruption|
|born on||30 September 1996 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )|
|Place||Grimsvotn, Iceland, 64n42, 17e33|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||07°59' 26°27 Asc. 04°41'|
Iceland volcano, the eruption of a deep glacier chasm between Grimsvotn and Bardarbunga Calderas under Vatnajokull Glacier, starting between 10:00 and 11:00 PM (-1 zone) beginning on 9/30/1996.
On 11/05/1996, shortly after dawn, a sub glacial eruption occurred, flooding Caldera lake. Pent up ascending water lifted the 800 ft thick lid of ice, nearly a cubic mile of water, causing a powerful flood that moved massive 1,000 ton 30-ft high blocks of ice three miles.
(Details from National Geographic article "Iceland's Trial by Fire" by Glenn Oeland, May 1997, Vol 191, No.5.)
Diana Rosenberg collection: Data from Smithsonian Institution's Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network, Vol 21, #9, Sept 1996 (Used Lun Ecl 9/27/1996, 2:51 UT, set for Grimsvotn L&L given in GVN Bulletin: 64.42N, 17.33W).
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