See Iceland's volcanic eruption for the ages


A plane flies near the volcano
1 An aerial picture taken in mid-Septembers shows a plane flying over the Bardarbunga volcano spewing lava and smoke in southeast Iceland. 
Computer screens show seismic activity
2 Computer screens show seismic activity from the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic Meteorological Office in Reykjavik on Aug. 23, 2014. 
Fire and smoke over Bardarbunga
3 Fire and smoke rise from the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland in this mid-September aerial photograph. 
Aerial view of the lava fountains
4 Fountains of lava — some measuring nearly 200 feet high — spurt from a fissure in the ground on the north side of the Bardarbunga volcano in early September. 
Lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga
5 The Bardarbunga volcano system has been rocked by hundreds of tremors daily since mid-August, prompting concern the volcano could explode. 
Updating seismometer and communication equipment
6 Scientists fix and update seismometer and communication equipment in late August. 
Aerial view of the lava flow
7 Lava flows out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland in this aerial photograph taken in mid-September. 
A sign blocks access
8 A sign blocks further access to Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano in late August. 
Lava flowing from the volcano
9 An aerial picture taken in mid-September shows lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland.