Volcano in Iceland might erupt soon

It had to be better in the old days when you had no idea what was coming:

A hard-to-pronounce volcano in the middle of Iceland is showing signs that it could erupt soon, and to add insult to injury, the volcano sits beneath a glacier which could itself explode if and when it comes in contact with magma.

The stratovolcano, called Bárðarbunga (pronounced similar to “ba-thar-bunga”), sits beneath the largest glacier on Iceland according to Ben Orlove over at GlacierHub. Recent earthquake activity in and around the volcano is growing in frequency and occurring closer to the surface, suggesting that Bárðarbunga may soon erupt.

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