Friday Fotos: Awesome Volcanic Eruptions (and links to our As the Earth Hurls series)

A few years ago TwistedSifter.com compiled some incredible photos of volcanic eruptions so we wanted to share some of our faves in today’s Friday Foto post. We’re also including some links to our “As the Earth Hurls” series we did back in 2010 for APN.

 

Chaiten Volcano, Chile – May 2, 2008

lightning and eruption at Chaiten Volcano Chile

Photograph by CARLOS GUTIERREZ

Mount Rinjani, Indonesia 1994

Lightning and eruption at Mount Rinjani volcano in Indonesia

Photograph by OLIVER SPALT

Eyjafjallajokul Volcano, Iceland – April 17, 2010

volcanic eruption and lightning

Photograph by LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

See the rest of the breathtaking photos on TwistedSifter.com’s 30 Incredible Photos of Volcanic Eruptions

Also … check out our 3-part “As the Earth Hurls” series from 2010 on the American Preppers Network blog — shortly after Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull (a.k.a. Eyjafjöll or Eye-Eye) eruption.

Part 1 of 3 – Iceland  (one of the most geologically active places on the planet)

Part 2 of 3 – Supervolcanoes

Part 3 of 3 – Safety tips  (things to do before, during and after a volcanic eruption)

Stay safe and have a great weekend! j & B

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