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Volcanic Eruption and Aurora Borealis
Volcanic Eruption and Aurora Borealis
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In Iceland in 1991, the volcano Hekla erupted at the same time that auroras were visible overhead. The green auroral band occurred fortuitously about 100 kilometers above the erupting lava.

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