1. Home
  2. Photos
  3. World
  4. Iceland Volcanic Eruption
 

A man (left) and a woman (right) watches a flight information board at Keflavik airport, Keflavik, Iceland Sunday May 22, 2011 as Iceland closed its main international airport and canceled domestic flights as a powerful volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash, smoke and steam 12 miles (20 kilometers) into the air. The eruption was far larger than one a year ago that caused international travel chaos but scientists said it was unlikely to have the same widespread effect. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gauti)