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Eruption in Iceland

<p>Smoke plume rises from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 21, 2011. 


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Smoke plume rises from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Olafur Sigurjonsson

Smoke plume rises from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Olafur Sigurjonsson

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<p>A plane flies past smoke plume from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. 

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A plane flies past smoke plume from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Olafur Sigurjonsson

A plane flies past smoke plume from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Olafur Sigurjonsson

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<p>A Swiss tourist stands on highway one, just outside the ash fallout zone in Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. 

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A Swiss tourist stands on highway one, just outside the ash fallout zone in Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

A Swiss tourist stands on highway one, just outside the ash fallout zone in Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>Smoke rise from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. 


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Smoke rise from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Jon Gustafsson/Helicopter.is

Smoke rise from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Jon Gustafsson/Helicopter.is

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<p>People line up at the ticket counter of the Air Berlin airline at Tegel airport in Berlin after all flights were cancelled due to volcanic ash in the skies over northern Germany, May 25, 2011. 

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People line up at the ticket counter of the Air Berlin airline at Tegel airport in Berlin after all flights were cancelled due to volcanic ash in the skies over northern Germany, May 25, 2011. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People line up at the ticket counter of the Air Berlin airline at Tegel airport in Berlin after all flights were cancelled due to volcanic ash in the skies over northern Germany, May 25, 2011. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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<p>A car drives at highway one, immersed in darkness due to ash fallout, outside the small town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011.

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A car drives at highway one, immersed in darkness due to ash fallout, outside the small town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

A car drives at highway one, immersed in darkness due to ash fallout, outside the small town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>Picture shows smoke from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 25, 2011. 

REUTERS/Agust Gudbjornsson </p>

Picture shows smoke from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 25, 2011. REUTERS/Agust Gudbjornsson

Picture shows smoke from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 25, 2011. REUTERS/Agust Gudbjornsson

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<p>Hotel employee Margret Erla Agustsdottir tries to seal a window at Hotel Geirland near Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 23, 2011. 

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Hotel employee Margret Erla Agustsdottir tries to seal a window at Hotel Geirland near Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 23, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

Hotel employee Margret Erla Agustsdottir tries to seal a window at Hotel Geirland near Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 23, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>Picture shows the growing ash plume from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, as its eruption begins, May 21, 2011. 

REUTERS/Ingolfur Bruun </p>

Picture shows the growing ash plume from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, as its eruption begins, May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Bruun

Picture shows the growing ash plume from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, as its eruption begins, May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Bruun

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<p>Sheep are seen at a farm during the ash fallout in Mulakot May 22, 2011 . 

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Sheep are seen at a farm during the ash fallout in Mulakot May 22, 2011 . REUTERS/ Ingolfur Juliusson

Sheep are seen at a farm during the ash fallout in Mulakot May 22, 2011 . REUTERS/ Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>A dead bird lies on Higway One near the town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur in southeast Iceland May 22, 2011. 

REUTERS/ Ingolfur Juliusson </p>

A dead bird lies on Higway One near the town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur in southeast Iceland May 22, 2011. REUTERS/ Ingolfur Juliusson

A dead bird lies on Higway One near the town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur in southeast Iceland May 22, 2011. REUTERS/ Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>Passengers sleep on the floor in the main terminal at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, May 24, 2011. 

REUTERS/David Moir </p>

Passengers sleep on the floor in the main terminal at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, May 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

Passengers sleep on the floor in the main terminal at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, May 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Tire tracks are seen on a surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011.

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Tire tracks are seen on a surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

Tire tracks are seen on a surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>A cloud of smoke rises from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. 

REUTERS/Gudmundur Ogmundsson</p>

A cloud of smoke rises from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Gudmundur Ogmundsson

A cloud of smoke rises from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Gudmundur Ogmundsson

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<p>A NASA Terra satellite natural-colour image taken May 22, 2011 of the ash plume from the Grimsvotn. 

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A NASA Terra satellite natural-colour image taken May 22, 2011 of the ash plume from the Grimsvotn. REUTERS/NASA/GSFC/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

A NASA Terra satellite natural-colour image taken May 22, 2011 of the ash plume from the Grimsvotn. REUTERS/NASA/GSFC/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

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<p>Farmer and hotel owner Gisli Kjartanson rests at the bar in his empty hotel Geirland near Kirkjubaejarklaustur, May 23, 2011. 

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Farmer and hotel owner Gisli Kjartanson rests at the bar in his empty hotel Geirland near Kirkjubaejarklaustur, May 23, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

Farmer and hotel owner Gisli Kjartanson rests at the bar in his empty hotel Geirland near Kirkjubaejarklaustur, May 23, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>Passengers sleep at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, May 24, 2011.

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Passengers sleep at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, May 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

Passengers sleep at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, May 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Footprints are seen on a surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, May 22, 2011. 

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Footprints are seen on a surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

Footprints are seen on a surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, May 22, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>Passengers sleep on the floor in the main terminal at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland May 24, 2011. 
REUTERS/David Moir </p>

Passengers sleep on the floor in the main terminal at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland May 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

Passengers sleep on the floor in the main terminal at Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland May 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Farmers and rescue workers collect sheep at the farm Mulakot near the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 24, 2011. 

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Farmers and rescue workers collect sheep at the farm Mulakot near the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 24, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

Farmers and rescue workers collect sheep at the farm Mulakot near the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur May 24, 2011. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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