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Iceland volcano: Beautiful images of a natural disaster

By: Catie Leary on April 16, 2010, 12:29 p.m.
NASA'S Terra Satellite Captures Ash Plume of Icelandic Volcano

Photo: NASA/MODIS Rapid Response Team

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View of volcano from space

The MODIS instrument on NASA's Terra satellite captures an ash plume from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano from a viewpoint over the North Atlantic on April 15.