A picture of Russia's Sarychev Volcano, on Matua Island in the Kuril Islands, erupting on 12 June as seen from the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS orbits the Earth at a height of between 347 and 360 km.
The Tip of the Iceburg, Ralph A Clevenger - The image is a composite of four different photos: the iceberg top was shot in Antarctica; the iceberg bottom was shot in Alaska (and was taken above the water); and the sky and water shots are from California.
Fire rainbows are the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena. For a fire rainbow to occur, cirrus clouds must be feet in the air with the precise amount of ice crystals, and the sun must hit the clouds at 58 degrees. (a/k/a Sun Doggies)
Eyjafjallajökull is one of the smaller ice caps of Iceland, situated to the north of Skógar and to the west of Mýrdalsjökull. The ice cap covers the caldera of a volcano with a summit elevation of metres.
'Volcano Photography' On a truck trip over Mýrdalsjökull glacier to the erupting volcano in Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland, photographed this unknown photographer capturing images of flaming hot lava bursting up in the air ~ by Skarphéðinn Þráinsson.