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Llabb creates The Hermitage cabin overlooking the Italian mountains

Italian architecture workshop Llabb perched a off grid in wood cabin for “contemplation and introspection” on the edge of a hill overlooking the Trebbia valley near Genoa. Surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Apennine Mountains, the Hermitage measures just 12 square meters and contains a single space designed to be anything from a secluded […]

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African mountains are feeling the heat of climate change

Mountains are special places. They have distinctive climates that are generally cooler and wetter than the surrounding lowlands and they are home to plants, animals and landscapes found only in these environments. However, mountains are under threat due to climate change and this impacts every property of mountains including their climate, weathering and erosion processes, […]

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How the Mount Baker Volcanic Eruption Would Affect Metro Vancouver

With widespread flooding in the Fraser Valley and landslides cutting off access to major mountain highways, the past year has been difficult for British Columbia. It is a stark reminder that this corner of the world is subject to a number of natural disaster risks. Although there were repeated warnings of potential major flooding, what […]

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Fire weather arrives as Santa Ana winds blast valleys, mountains and coast – Daily News

Parts of Los Angeles County, including the mountains of Los Angeles County, will be subject to a high fire risk “red flag warning” on Wednesday, with the National Weather Service predicting the first strong event of the fire today. season in Santa Ana. A red flag warning means critical fire weather conditions are occurring now […]

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Volcano Watch: Volcanoes of American Samoa

Ta’u Volcano in American Samoa experienced volcanic unrest in the form of a swarm of earthquakes that was felt across all of the Manu’a Islands (Ofu-Olosega and Ta’u Islands) from late July to early September 2022. At its peak, up to 30-40 earthquakes were detected per hour. Most earthquakes were too small to feel, but […]

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SunLive – Kiwis embrace rain and volcanic mud at Crankworx

There was something special about the volcanic mud at Skyline on Friday with five Kiwis on the podium for RockShox Rotorua Downhill. Friday’s event can only be described as a wet and wild slide and slide of epic proportions – the muddiest run of a Crankworx Downhill event. Cheeky muddy faces, rain dances and wellington […]

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The fate of terrestrial biodiversity during an oceanic island volcanic eruption

To our knowledge, this is the only work carried out on the state of terrestrial biodiversity in the direct vicinity of a volcanic eruption of limited duration. In this contribution, we document and assess the impact on major plant and animal groups within ecosystems during a volcanic eruption (Table 1). While some groups were clearly […]

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Mineral-rich Otavi mountains attract big miners

Regina Murphy and Lazare Amukeshe SOME of the world renowned mining companies are jostling for a share of copper, zinc, lead and vanadium in the Otavi region. In recent weeks, one of the world’s five largest zinc producers, Brazil’s Nexa Resources, said it was targeting high-grade copper deposits in the Otavi Mountains region. The Canadian […]

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Nicaragua: the land of lakes, volcanoes and more

ECO & ADVENTURE Nicaragua offers an incredible ecological experience, with 200 private wildlife reserves, four biosphere reserves, 74 protected areas and 26 volcanoes, seven of which are currently active. Ana Carolina Garcia, from the Nicaraguan Tourism Board, shared the many ways nature lovers can enjoy the destination, including “cycling, hiking and the thrilling experience of […]

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Four Silver Mountain Graphics in Mayor’s Race – Larchmont Buzz

It’s no longer news that in this year’s mayoral election, candidate spending was unprecedented, especially by developer Rick Caruso, who reportedly spent nearly $100 million of his own money in his campaign. This morning, however, we saw an interesting story that talks about what this could mean for future elections…and provides some great graphics that […]

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Fast fashion trash is suffocating developing countries with mountains of trash

Less than 1% used clothing is recycled into new clothes, overwhelming countries like Ghana with rejections. From a report: It’s a disaster that’s been brewing for decades, as clothing has become cheaper, more plentiful and increasingly disposable. Every year, the fashion industry produces more than 100 billion items of clothing, or about 14 for every […]

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The Secret Advantage of Volcanic Vineyards

According National geographic, people have been growing wine on volcanic soil for millennia. Today you can find volcanic vineyards in Italy, Sicily, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Hungary and Hawaii. Volcanic vineyards provide unique settings with spectacular views to enjoy while sipping their singular wines, adds National Geographic. But why would you want to grow grapes […]

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Scientists use satellites to measure tallest volcanic plume on record

Volcanic eruptions can create serious impacts on human activity and weather behavior as ash, gases and water are thrown high into the sky. While most eruptions are relatively shallow in the atmosphere, the plume generated by the incredibly powerful eruption of January 2022 from Tonga’s Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano has been crowned the tallest volcanic […]

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Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro among mountains to lose snow by 2050 – Report

UNESCO has reported that the iconic Mount Kenyan and Mount Kilimanjaro will lose their snow by 2050 The warning came after a study of 18,600 glaciers across 50 UNESCO World Heritage sites – covering around 66,000 square kilometers Glaciers are retreating at an accelerated rate since 2000 due to CO2 emissions, which are warming temperatures […]

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14 Reasons to Experience a Rail Bike Tour in Maryland’s Allegheny Mountains

Some adventures are so unique they’re irresistible. When we visited Maryland, that’s pretty much what drew us to the unusual Tracks and Yaks rail bike tour from Frostburg to Cash Valley in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains. In September my husband Dean and I took a cycling vacation on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) and C&O […]

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In Japan, ski on the volcanic island of Rishiri

From the shelter just below the ridge line, sheltered from the whistling wind, I watch the steep canvas of untouched snow stretching out beneath my skis. The white shelf leads directly to the sea, which seems to be calling me in the sunlight. Four hours of climbing got us here, just past 3,500 feet in […]

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Hawaiian residents warned of potential volcanic eruption (VIDEO)

Scientists say Mauna Loa’s eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii is not imminent, but they are on high alert due to a recent spike in earthquakes. Hawaii officials are warning residents of the Big Island that the world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loasends signals that it may burst. Scientists say an eruption is not […]

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Video shows forest fire on Mount Longonot in Kenya, not volcanic eruption

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. A video shared with claims that it shows an active eruption on Mount Longonot in Kenya has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter. However, this is wrong; the Kenya Wildlife Society (KWS) confirmed to AFP Fact Check that there was no volcanic eruption but that a […]

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The Giant’s Causeway, which proves the origin of volcanic rocks in the 18th century, is selected as one of the 100 best geological sites in the world by the International Union of Geological Sciences

The Giant’s Causeway was selected by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), representing a key site to prove the origin of volcanic rocks in the 18th century. Welcoming the announcement, Mr Lyons said: “I am delighted that the International Union of Geological Sciences, an organization representing more than one million geoscientists worldwide, has selected […]

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Up to a Foot of Snow Has Fallen on West Slope Mountains and Ski Areas, More to Come – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

A storm system that focused most of its energy on the western slope delivered 12 to 15 inches of snow Sunday in the Elk and Flat Top ranges. Powderhorn Resort, located 45 minutes east of Grand Junction on the Grand Mesa, received 12 inches and Steamboat Springs received nine. Four regions – Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, […]

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The foot of snow falls on the mountains of the western slope, the ski areas; more soon

A storm system that focused most of its energy on the western slope delivered 12 to 15 inches of snow Sunday in the Elk and Flat Top ranges. Powderhorn Resort, located 45 minutes east of Grand Junction on the Grand Mesa, received 12 inches and Steamboat Springs received nine. Four regions – Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, […]

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The mountains of southeastern Wyoming could see heavy snowfall on Sunday

With people in southeastern Wyoming currently enjoying near-summer weather, the National Weather Service’s Cheyenne office says big changes could happen within days. This could include widespread rain and snow, possibly with heavy accumulations of white matter at higher elevations. The agency posted this statement on its website: ‘Hi! Forecast still on track for a change […]

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What’s New at Rocky Mountain Hotels

Calgarians are privileged to be able to head into the mountains for a day trip, but there’s undeniably something magical about waking up in the shadow of the Rockies. The hospitality scene in the regional mountain areas is constantly changing and new efforts are always made to provide spaces for relaxation that reflect the spirit […]

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Manicare Precision Cleansing Wand and Volcanic Stone Roller Oil Absorber Reviews

The product If you’re over the mountain of skincare products marketed for oily skin and you find leaves of blotter placed at the bottom of your handbag, you will love this duo. The Manicare Precision Cleansing Wand and the Manicare Volcanic Stone Roller Oil Absorber have been designed for oily and combination skin. Their goal? […]

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Inyo Craters: A Look Inside a Volcanic Eruption

A challenging hike just outside of Mammoth Lakes takes you to the edge of a volcanic explosion MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – Shady trees and great views are what you can expect on this scenic hike. Located just five miles outside of Mammoth Lakes is the Inyo Craters Trail, which is short but a bit challenging […]

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In the hands of a master in the mountains of Colorado, the bamboo fly rod lives on | Subscriber Content

LYON • It’s not often that Mike Clark leads guests to the back of his shop. It is, after all, his space. His domain. A small wooden world of fine and meticulous workmanship. You could say magic happens here, if they are so romantically inclined with the bamboo fly rod. Clark is not very inclined, […]

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Remains of missing 35-year-old man found in Santa Monica Mountains

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Hikers came across the remains of a 35-year-old man missing in the Santa Monica Mountains, authorities said Monday. Hikers found the remains of Jose Velasquez, 35, of Camarillo around 5:56 p.m. Oct. 3, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. The body was found in the 2600 block of April Road […]

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7 Volcanic Hotels Around the World – Hotels Above Par

Fiery red lava, flowing magma and firework eruptions have shaped our world. Volcanic activity dating back millions of years, or just days⁠, has created new islands and, more recently, tourist attractions. Some of the world’s most famous destinations and hotels have extinct and active volcanoes nearby; here are our favorites. 4 stars | Website | […]

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A sturdy and modern sustainable cabin in the Catskill Mountains

Sendadiano’s Maria Ibañez and Todd Rouhe spent a decade hiking the Catskill Mountains before finding the perfect place to build the perfect Manhattan escape of their lives. The architects, who run their own New York firm, IdS/R architecturehas chosen to build the sustainable Catskills Cabin as a place to disconnect with their two teenage daughters. […]

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Daily Mauna Loa Updates Begin As Volcanic Unrest Continues

USGS image of a research camera positioned on a cone in the southwest rift zone of Mauna Loa in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. “The camera looks to the northeast (upward slope), focusing on the upper portion of the southwest rift zone,” the USGS said. “Mauna Loa’s upper flank forms the horizon.” Mauna Loa continues to […]

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A group in the mountains of North Carolina helps 11 ‘raw’ kittens to be rescued after Hurricane Ian in Florida

ARDEN, North Carolina (WNCN) – A group in the mountains of North Carolina has taken in nearly a dozen kittens rescued from a shelter in Florida that was hit by Hurricane Ian. The 11 kittens were rescued from a shelter in Manatee County, Florida, after Ian struck, causing destruction across much of Florida. The kittens […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is America’s Hot Spot

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> 63 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: visit every national park in the United States. Avid backpacker and public lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built a little van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing the best COVID-19 safety protocols along the way. Parks as we know them change […]

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From mud volcanoes to bustling bazaars, here’s why you should visit Azerbaijan

Located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, lies Azerbaijan, a patchwork of cultures, traditions and influences. Bordering the Caspian Sea to the east, its neighbors include Iran, Turkey, Georgia and Russia, all of which have helped make Azerbaijan the unique country it is today. Once a member of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan […]

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Preparing for volcanic eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska

Preparing for volcanic eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska Location of Okmok Volcano in the central Aleutian Islands, which form an arc connecting western Alaska to northern Asia. Other volcanoes, including Cleveland, are marked with black triangles and local communities are depicted. The inset map shows the context relative to Alaska. Map: Larsen et al., 2015 […]

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Discoveries from Fagradalsfjall eruptions in Iceland change what we know about how volcanoes work | UCSB

The Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall. (UCSB) It’s not every day that we learn something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world. But for Matthew Jackson, an Earth scientist at UC Santa Barbara, and the thousands of volcanologists around the world, such a revelation has happened. While sampling magma from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, […]

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The Petra dining table by Peca celebrates the “raw beauty” of volcanic stone

Mexican design studio Peca has created a monolithic table made entirely of black volcanic stone, which is shaped and finished to express the unique natural qualities of the material. Led by designer Caterina Moretti, Peca developed the Petra dining table to celebrate the various textural properties of porous black stone as well as its cultural […]

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Hydrate Your Soul This Fall With SPLENDOR® Water, Volcanic Water With Natural Colloidal Gold & Silver | Company

Hydrate your soul this fall with SPLENDOR® Water, volcanic water with natural colloidal gold and silver SPLENDOR® is From a natural Aquifer nestled in the rainforest of Maná, Ecuador GREENSBORO, North Carolina – SPLENDOR® Water is a unique new brand of bottled mineral water that was launched throughout the Southeastern United States in January 2022. […]

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A historic driving trail in the Great Smoky Mountains

Posted in Tennessee Nature September 29, 2022 by Chris Dodge The Great Smoky Mountains are one of those surreal destinations filled with so much beauty it’s hard to believe they even exist. The park receives more visitors than any other national park and it is this beauty that will attract […]

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A new island forms in the Pacific Ocean after a volcanic eruption

A volcano that erupted in the southwest Pacific Ocean has begun to create a new island. On September 10, a volcano erupted on Home Reef, an underwater mountain that is usually not visible. But as the volcano continued to erupt, a new island rose above the surface of the water, NASA Earth Observatory said. The […]

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Long-term impacts of ‘terrible’ fire season in Pakistan’s mountains | News | Eco-Enterprise

The dry period from the end of April until the arrival of the monsoon in July is “fire season” in the forests of Pakistan, which cover the Hindu Kush Himalayas in the north of the country. “There have not been good rains this spring and the windy and hot weather has caused the fire to […]

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ISS astronaut’s photo of Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand may help track volcanic activity

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) took a picture of Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand, as reported by SciTechDaily. The photo offers a bird’s eye view of the mountain. (Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images)WANGANUI, NEW ZEALAND – MARCH 18: Mount Ruapehu crater lake showing the path taken by the Lahar (lower left) after breaching […]

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Our understanding of volcanoes has undergone a revolutionary change

What we thought we knew about volcanoes before the recent revelations of Fagradalsfjall eruptions in Iceland, is now radically different. It is not often that we acquire knowledge that revolutionizes our view of the world. Such an epiphany, however, has just been revealed to Earth scientist Matthew Jackson of the University of California, Santa Barbara […]

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Fundamental changes to what we know about how volcanoes work

Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland erupting at night. Recent findings from Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall eruptions are changing what we know about how volcanoes work. Learning something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world doesn’t happen very often. But for the University of California, Santa Barbara Earth scientist Matthew Jackson and the thousands of volcanologists around […]

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Volcanic eruption activity increases on Mount Ili Lewotolok

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Mount Ili Lewotolok monitoring post in Lembata district, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province last week recorded an increase in eruption activity. “The eruptive activity has started again. Until this morning, there was still an eruption,” said the head of the Mount Ili Lewotolok monitoring post, Stanis Ara Kian, contacted on Saturday. The […]

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Tonga volcanic eruption could change Earth’s climate

On January 15, 2022, an underwater volcano violently erupted. According to data from a NASA satellitewater vapor from some 58,000 Olympic swimming pools was released into the atmosphere and into the stratosphere. What do you want to know On January 15, 2022, the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted The volcano was located about 500 feet below […]

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Winter is coming! Colorado’s mountains received their first snowfall on Thursday

Denver weather may have recently broken heat records, but one of the first signs of the changing seasons has finally arrived. A few of Colorado’s ski resorts received their first snowfall on Thursday, according to their enthusiastic social media accounts, and those resorts are now testing snowmaking equipment. “We weren’t kidding, it’s really snowing at […]

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Santa Cruz Mountains Day Trip: Redwoods, Vineyards and Old Fashioned Dining

You don’t have to go to the tourist hell that is Muir Woods to spend a day in the redwoods. Coastal giants still rule the Santa Cruz Mountains (along with just a fraction of the chaos of the northern groves) with a quaint, old-world vibe that most of the Bay Area lost years ago. It’s […]

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Welcome to Ridge Haven – a cozy Airbnb cabin in the Catskill Mountains

Welcome to Ridge Haven – a cozy Airbnb cabin in the Catskill Mountains – Presented by ALLUVION MEDIA One enters Ridge Haven via a winding gravel driveway that leads to a private escape. This 5 acre woodland retreat is heavily forested and out of the elements best to come with a 4×4 during the winter […]

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Recent discoveries from Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall eruptions change what we know about how volcanoes work

It’s not every day that we learn something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world. But for Matthew Jackson, an Earth scientist at UC Santa Barbara, and the thousands of volcanologists around the world, such a revelation has happened. While sampling magma from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, Jackson and his collaborators discovered […]

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Colorado ski areas, mountains see first snow Thursday

Denver weather may have recently broken heat records, but one of the first signs of the changing seasons has finally arrived. A few of Colorado’s ski resorts received their first snowfall on Thursday, according to their enthusiastic social media accounts, and those resorts are now testing snowmaking equipment. “We weren’t kidding, it’s really snowing at […]

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Exploring Tanzania’s volcanic landscapes, from Ngorongoro to God’s Mountain – New Telegraph

“People used to hear the shaking sound coming from inside,” Maasai guide Alex Sabaya said, pointing to the volcanic cone in the distance, “and they thought God was in there. Oldonyo Lengai means, in Maasai, the “Mountain of God.” They believed that God lived in the mountain. This Mountain of God – Lengai Volcano, Tanzania’s […]

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CDT Day 57-60: The mountains are calling

TDC Day 57 I wake up early to the noise of traffic on the freeway. I tossed and turned a bit before finally giving up and standing up. I’m in no rush as the shoes I ordered for delivery to town won’t arrive until later today. So, after coffee and updating the blog, I pack […]

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How a volcanic eruption surprised seismologists | Smart News

The lava lake that sits atop Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the largest in the world. Stocktrek Images/Richard Roscoe via Getty Images In May last year, plumes of ash launched miles into the air above the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Cracks dug the ground for […]

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Michelangelo’s Florentine Pietà and the Marble Mountains, John R. Taylor – THE HAND THAT OBEYS THE INTELLECT

The hand that obeys the intellect: flexible sculpture and the Florentine Pietà Michelangelo’s Florentine Pietà and the Marble Mountains – John R. Taylor, THE HAND THAT OBEYS THE INTELLIGENT Flexible sculpture and the Florentine Pietà The hand that obeys the intellect: flexible sculpture and the Florentine Pietà John R. Taylor, THE HAND THAT OBEYS THE […]

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Jesuits stay in Mexican mountains after priest murders

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two months after the deaths of two Jesuit priests in an isolated mountain community in northern Mexico, the suspected killer remains at large and residents are scared, but the religious order says he is not leaving. The murders of Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora, along with a tour guide they were […]

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Stromboli volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Shiveluch, Dukono,…

Fri, Sep 2, 2022, 9:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes View of a strong eruption of the Stromboli volcano from the viewpoint 400m away (image: Tom Pfeiffer) Satellite image of the Shiveluch volcano on September 2, 2022 Satellite image of the Chikurachki volcano on September 2, 2022 Satellite […]

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Volcanoes and lakes on a road trip in Chile’s Lake District

Puerto Varas on the shores of Lake Llanquihue. Volcanoes are never far away in this region. Photo: iStock Chile’s Araucaria region takes its name from the monkey-puzzle forests that historically criss-crossed the countryside, along the sides of volcanoes and to the very shores of the dozens of lakes that dot this extraordinary part of the […]

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USGS scientists say volcanic unrest in Cleveland continues

Cleveland Volcano continues to show signs of unrest. Image: Max Kaufman/Alaska Volcano Observatory/University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute A large, potentially dangerous volcano is not erupting at this time, but USGS scientists say that may change at Cleveland volcano where they have the volcano’s alert level and aviation color code. on ADVISORY/YELLOW due to volcanic […]

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On the Caribbean coast of Mexico, mountains of seaweed grow | app

TULUM, Mexico (AP) — Scraping smelly sargassum seaweed off some beaches on Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast has become not just a nightmare, but possibly a health threat, for workers doing it — with the amounts washed ashore this year apparently from mountains not mounds. The decomposition of sargassum, which is actually algae, generates hydrogen sulfide […]

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Are there volcanoes near Whistler, BC?

Here in the weekthere Under Museum Musings, we mostly explore and share stories from the past. Rarely, however, do we go back thousands or millions of years as necessary when discussing the geological history of our region. To celebrate the Sea to Sky Fire and Ice Aspiring Geopark, the Museum is showcasing the landscape in […]

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How to Avoid Labor Day Traffic on I-70 in the Colorado Mountains

As the four-day Labor Day weekend will mark one of the busiest traffic times of the year in the Interstate 70 mountain corridor, a little planning can help motorists avoid the worst. Westbound traffic, measured by vehicles passing through the Eisenhower Tunnel last year, was the worst on Friday (30,249) and Saturday (26,659). Eastbound traffic […]

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Mexico: mountains of seaweed grow on the beaches

TULUM, Mexico – Scraping smelly sargassum seaweed off some beaches on Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast has become not just a nightmare, but possibly a health threat, for workers doing it – with the amounts washed ashore this year , apparently mountains and not mounds. The decomposition of sargassum, which is actually algae, generates hydrogen sulfide […]

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Geological wonders of Lassen Volcanic National Park and its surroundings

I’ve always wanted to visit Mount Lassen, the southernmost volcano in the Cascade Range that stretches from British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to northern California. Site of a major 1915 eruption, this national park is a great place to experience volcanoes with plenty of current volcanic and seismic activity. Evidence of many historic eruptions […]

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Collaborative conservation in Arizona’s White Mountains leads to delisting recommendation for Apache trout

US Fish and Wildlife Service completes five-year review with delisting recommendation for Arizona state fish Thanks to half a century of collaborative conservation efforts between tribal, state, federal and non-governmental organizations, Apache trout have a brighter, more sustainable future. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced the completion of a five-year status […]

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New book dives into the Klamath Mountains – Times-Standard

Filled with mystery conjured up by unparalleled biodiversity, the Klamath Mountains tell many stories of evolution and resilience shaped over long periods of time. Geology is the defining character of this range, with numerous smaller mountain ranges forming a jigsaw of large-shouldered river canyons and sharp ridges. In the Klamath Knot, geology also shapes the […]

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Fire in San Gabriel Mountains reaches about 100 acres, forces road closures – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

A brush fire burning in the San Gabriel Mountains grew to nearly 100 acres Thursday night as crews worked to contain the blaze. UPDATE (Friday August 26): East Fire in Angeles National Forest 20% contained The blaze, dubbed East Fire, was reported around 2:15 p.m. when it had burned about 5 to 7 acres near […]

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See Iceland go up in flames in volcanic eruptions

Breaking more than seven months of calm, the Reykjanes peninsula in western Iceland once again exploded into volcanic flames. After a swarm of earthquakes in late July and early August rocked the region, lava erupted from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in the Meradalir Valley – not far from barely cooled lava from the same volcano’s 2021 […]

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He loves beach vacations. She loves the mountains. What are they doing?

During the first 10 years of their marriage, their vacations were above all city trips, and they were content to explore together the history of Paris or London. But in 2018, during a visit to Vietnam and Cambodia, Ms. Vandenberghe fell in love with everything the region had to offer — its food, its culture, […]

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3 orphaned cubs in the San Bernardino Mountains will return to the wild after rehab – San Bernardino Sun

Three black bear cubs orphaned in the San Bernardino Mountains this summer have passed their health screenings and will continue their stay at the San Diego Humane Society’s Ramona Wildlife Center until they are strong enough to return to the wild. Two of the cubs, a 6-month-old brother and sister, were found separately on July […]

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Your San Juan Mountains Silverton Basecamp since 1883

One of the most interesting towns to visit in the Rocky Mountains is Silverton. It is located remotely in the San Juan Mountains of the Great Rockies. It was a gold rush boom town in the second half of the 1800s, but declined soon after, with the last mine finally closing in 1992. Today it […]

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Volcano Semeru, Ibu, Reventador, Erta Ale, Sangay, Nevado D…

Wed 17 Aug 2022, 09:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes Location of collapsed lava material in black frame (image: @ar_etsch/twitter) Very bad conditions seen from the Langihryggur webcam today (image: RÚV) Eruption at Ibu volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG) Lava splashes through the hornito formed in the North Pit […]

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We Tested Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and It Was Scary

We tested Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, and it was a chilling experience. FSD Beta allows Tesla vehicles to drive autonomously to a destination entered into the car’s navigation system, but the driver must remain alert and ready to take control at all times. Since the responsibility lies with […]

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Criminal activity in the Bull Mountains must be stopped – Daily Montanan

The Bull Mountains, just north of Billings, are home to Montana’s only underground coal mine, owned by Signal Peak Energy. I’ve ranched in these hills all my life, as have my parents before me. We have operated ranches alongside coal production for generations. This has always been a challenge because coal mining inherently causes damage […]

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Why hikers are clamoring to photograph a volcanic eruption in Iceland, despite the risks | Smart News

Lava rises from the volcano eruption in Iceland’s Meradalir Valley late on August 6. Sergei Gapon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Bursts of hot magma flow through Iceland’s Meradalir Valley after a volcanic eruption began last week. Its source is a massive crack the length of three football fields, according to Forbes’ Eric Mac. Volcanic activity […]

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Authorities on alert after underwater volcanic activity in American Samoa

Smithsonian Institute/RNZ Global Volcanism Program A map shows some of the underwater volcanoes around American Samoa. Emergency operations personnel remain on high alert in American Samoa due to intense underwater volcano activity. The territory’s emergency operations center was activated in response to reports from Ta’u and Ofu islanders of the Manu’a group of earthquakes. The […]

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Steve Charter: Criminal activity in the Bull Mountains must be stopped | Columnists

STEVE CHARTER The Bull Mountains, just north of Billings, are home to Montana’s only underground coal mine, owned by Signal Peak Energy. I’ve ranched in these hills all my life, as have my parents before me. We have operated ranches alongside coal production for generations. This has always been a challenge because coal mining inherently […]