Waxing: The moon anytime before a full moon and after a new moon.Waning: the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon.Gibbous: convex at both edges, as the moon when more than half full.Crescent: a shape resembling a segment of a ring.
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. Photo by (Jon Vidar)
Iceland is called 'The Land of Ice and Fire' for a good reason. The glaciers and cold climate mixed with volcanoes and geothermal activity is undeniably an interesting combination. There is seldom eruptions, but activity is going on all the time.