Link: SwissEduc: Stromboli Online - Volcanic and glacial landforms of Iceland.
Smoke and steam hangs over the volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland. Volcanic ash drifting across the Atlantic forced the cancellation of flights in Britain and disrupted air traffic across Europe.
How an Icelandic volcano helped spark the French Revolution
Profound effects of eight-month eruption in 1783 caused chaos from US to Egypt, say experts
Just over 200 years ago an Icelandic volcano erupted with catastrophic consequences for weather, agriculture and transport across the northern hemisphere %u2013 and helped trigger the French revolution. The Laki volcanic fissure in southern Iceland erupted over an eight-month period from 8 June 1783 to February 1784, spewing lava and poisonous gases that devastated the island's agriculture, killing much of the livestock. It is estimated that perhapsa quarter of Iceland's population died through the ensuing famine.
OTOH, this FB link from my friend John Voelker points out (with link to carbon chart illustration):