Volcanic ash is a mixture of rock, mineral, and glass particles expelled from a volcano during a volcanic eruption.
5 - 8
Earth Science, Geology, Geography
shoveling volcanic ash
Removing volcanic ash can be a difficult and laborious process. Here, two Icelanders shovel volcanic ash from a hillside in Vestmannaeyjar, a volcanic archipelago off the southwest coast of Iceland.
Photograph by Robert S. Patton
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May 20, 2022
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