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Iceland volcano: Beautiful images of a natural disaster

By: Catie Leary on April 16, 2010, 12:29 p.m.
Two people in front of a sunset in Essen, Germany

Photo: Julian Stratenschulte

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Sunset in Essen

People watch the setting sun on April 17 in Essen, Germany on April 17. Due to the ash cloud caused by the volcanic eruption, sunsets over Europe have been spectacularly colored.