Katla sentence example
- On the occasion of outbreaks the fine ashes are scattered over a large portion of the island, and sometimes carried far across the Atlantic. After the eruption of Katla in 1625 the ashes were blown as far as Bergen in Norway, and when Askja was in eruption in 1875 a rain of ashes fell on the west coast of Norway II hours 40 minutes, and at Stockholm 15 hours, afterwards.
- Katla caused very serious destruction in this way by converting several cultivated districts into barren wastes.
- Katla during the same period was active thirteen times down to 1860.
- Katla volcano rises to 1500 m height and has a 10-km diameter caldera.