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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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10 Vrbo Rentals in Frisco, Colorado in the Mountains

When looking for the perfect place for your ski vacation, many factors can come into play. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find the perfect place somewhere. But if you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination that looks like it’s straight out of a Hallmark movie, the town of Frisco, Colorado might just […]

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Blue Mountains, Queanbeyan Pub Trade

The new Ivanhoe Hotel sold after 46 years. Sydney publicans Ray Reilly and Adrian Guest have bought the Art Deco New Ivanhoe Hotel, in Blackheath, in the Blue Mountains. The freehold business for the 1930s site is expected to trade for nearly $6 million. The seller, Kerry Ray, has operated it since 1975 – for […]

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The ozone layer will be weakened by this volcanic eruption

Tantrum – The violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano in Tonga on January 15, 2022 ‘injected’ an unprecedented amount of water directly into the stratosphere, the equivalent of more than 58,000 Olympic swimming pools. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano released enough “strange water” to fill more than 58,000 Olympic swimming […]

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Iceland’s eruption could be the start of decades of volcanic activity

Less than a year has passed since lava stopped erupting from Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula following the region’s first major volcanic explosion in nearly 800 years. But now the island is bleeding molten rock again. The start of a new eruption so soon after the turmoil of 2021 seems to underscore that this once dormant peninsula […]

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Slovenia: shaping the future sustainability of mountain areas / Slovenia / Regions / Homepage

Cohesion funds can give new impetus to the development of mountain areas in Slovenia. Two of the five policy objectives in effect until 2027 provide significant financial incentive to improve public services and the quality of life of local communities, while preserving nature Slovenian territory is 72% dominated by mountains, a popular destination with almost […]

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Magic: The Gathering – Revised Volcanic Island Auction at Heritage

| Heritage auctionsa Dallas, Texas-based auction house that primarily deals in auction lots and listings primarily involving comic books, video games, trading cards, and other similar collectibles, put a rare, graded copy of volcanic island from Revised edition basic set of Magic: The Gathering auction! This card, one of the ten original “Dual Earths” in […]

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An injured hiker at Mass. rescued by helicopter on a trail in the White Mountains

Local The agency said Lawrence and his group of hikers had hiked extensively in the White Mountains before and “were all well prepared for the hike.” By Martin Finucane, The Boston Globe August 3, 2022 A 34-year-old man from Norwell, Mass., was rescued by helicopter Monday from Franconia Ridge in the White Mountains after falling […]

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Al-Qaeda’s Zawahiri survived steep mountains and was killed in upmarket Kabul

A photo of al-Qaeda’s new leader, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri, is seen in this still image taken from a video released September 12, 2011. SITE Monitoring Service/Handout via REUTERS TV/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 2 (Reuters) – Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who had a $25 million bounty on his head, […]

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Landslide near Angelus Oaks closes Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

A landslide triggered by heavy rain this weekend along Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains has caused closures on the highway along the 2020 El Dorado fire burn scar Sunday July 31 afternoon. Hwy 38 at Valley of the Falls Dr. closed due to mud on roadway near Angelus Oaks. Please find an alternate […]

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Woman killed jumping from Smoky Mountains theme park chairlift

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — A woman died at a Smoky Mountains theme park after jumping off a chairlift, Gatlinburg officials say. Anakeesta Chairlift, Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Google Maps image) A 911 call reported the woman on the ground under the Anakeesta chairlift around 7:40 p.m. Thursday, city officials told WVLT. Rescue teams declared him dead at the […]

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The volcanic romance – and deadly legacy – of the couple behind Fire of Love

On May 30, 1991, under the green, forested slopes of Mount Unzen, 30 miles from Nagasaki in the far south of Japan, a celebrity couple pulled up in a rental car. They are Maurice and Katia Krafft, the most famous volcanologists in the world. They had come to film an active volcano that had begun […]

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Fire of Love: a documentary narrated by Miranda July on volcanoes and desire

A fascinating new film tells the story of Katia and Maurice Krafft – a daredevil married couple of volcanologists who have spent their lives filming erupting volcanoes the globe Katia and Maurice Krafft were like the Tom Cruise of volcanologists. With a camera, the French couple searched for erupting volcanoes around the world, teetering dangerously […]

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Woman falls 50ft at Big Falls Waterfall in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

Air crews rescued a woman who allegedly fell 50 feet from the Big Falls waterfall on Thursday afternoon, July 28, after she slipped from the same treacherous section that claimed the life of a man earlier in the week, reports said. authorities. The extent of the woman’s injuries was unclear, according to Eric Sherwin, spokesman […]

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Volcanic island up for auction at Heritage

| Heritage auctionsa Dallas, Texas-based auction house that primarily deals in auction lots and listings primarily involving comic books, video games, trading cards, and other similar collectibles, has put a rare and graduated copy of volcanic island from Unlimited Edition basic set of Magic: The Gathering auction! This dual land is a rare and highly […]

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Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are full of great trails and great food

As I drive south in the evening on Interstate 81, the foothills of the Smoky Mountains come into view. The sun is setting and fog settles in the distant mountains. The words of the infamous metal band Sleep repeat in my head: “Follow the smoke to the land filled with riffs”. This was my third […]

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Volcanoes, oceans and weather | The Spectator Australia

Despite the green/ABC propaganda, the recent Australian floods were not caused by coal, livestock or cars. Time is driven by the winds; solar energy powers the winds and draws moisture from the oceans to them. These eternal natural rainmaking processes have recently been aided by two additional factors. First, a large La Niña weather event […]

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Girl, 7, dies after tree fell in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

GATLINBURG, TN (WATER) – A 7-year-old girl died after a tree fell on a tent at a Great Smoky Mountains campground overnight, according to a national park spokeswoman. The girl is identified only as being from Georgia. His father and two siblings were not injured, park officials said. First responders were called to Elkmont Campground […]

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Klamath Mountains 2020

The rugged and steep Klamath Mountains of the western United States are located in southwestern Oregon and northwestern California. The range, which is named for the Klamath Indians, is largely surrounded by conservation areas and includes Oregon’s Caves National Monument as well as part of the Klamath and many other national forests. The Klamath Mountains […]

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Pair fall into waterfall in California mountains, 1 dead and the other rescued

A Riverside County man and woman fell 20 feet into a waterfall in the San Bernardino Mountains, resulting in the death of the man and the rescue of the woman by aviation crews, the report said. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Sunday, July 24. At around 3:20 p.m., the San Bernardino County Fire Department requested […]

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Jupiter’s volcanic moon could spit sulfur on its icy neighbor Europa

Researchers have mapped material on the back of Jupiter’s moon Europa, revealing that sulfur detected on its surface likely came from Io, a volcanically active large Jovian moon. By using the The Hubble Space Telescopea team led by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) observed Europe in ultraviolet wavelengths, filling a void in the various wavelengths […]

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Solid waste management in India: the challenge of growing mountains of garbage – Landfills

New Delhi: In the national capital Delhi, about 13 km from India Gate, stands a 65 meter high mountain, a mountain of waste in the Ghazipur area. The height of the accumulated waste at the Ghazipur landfill is only eight meters from the iconic Qutub Minar, which is 73 meters high. The landfill, commissioned in […]

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23-year-old man drowns in Lake Jenks in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

A 23-year-old man from Mexico drowned at Jenks Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains on Sunday, July 24, sheriff’s officials said. At 1:07 p.m., San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies responded to a drowning call at the lake, east of Angeles Oaks, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. It was later learned that the […]

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Volcanic eruption in Japan forces evacuation of two cities

This long exposure image shows the eruption of the Sakurajima volcano on Sunday evening, July 24, 2022, as seen from Tarumizu city, Japan’s southern Kagoshima prefecture (AP) TOKYO: Dozens of people evacuated two cities on Japanthe main southern island of Kyushu, where a volcano spewed ash and large boulders into the night sky. Large boulders […]

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Watch | Volcanic eruption in southern Japan triggers evacuation alert

Following a violent volcanic explosion in southern Japan on Sunday, the national weather agency issued its highest advisory for the mountain, urging dozens of residents to leave their homes. Sakurajima on Kagoshima erupted shortly after 8 p.m., and television cameras captured lava and thick ash plumes erupting from it (1100 GMT). The volcano, which is […]

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Jonas Vingaard, king of the mountains, wins the Tour de France

FRANCE (AP) — King of the mountains. Champion of the Champs-Elysées. Jonas Vingaard went from talented rookie to dominating leader in his own right over three weeks of epic racing to win his first Tour de France title on Sunday. Denmark’s former fish factory worker dethroned reigning champion Tadej Pogacar with a memorable performance in […]

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The State Museum celebrates the beauty of the Smoky Mountains

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The Tennessee State Museum has a new exhibit celebrating the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. It’s the most visited national park in the country, and Tennessee calls it home. The Smoky Mountains are on display in a free exhibit called “Painting of the Smokies” at the Tennesse State Museum. When it […]

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When Faith Moves Mountains / Russian War Crimes – Announcements

143 days after the start of the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine) reopens its doors on July 17 with When Faith Moves Mountains. The large collective exhibition, presented in partnership and thanks to the M HKA and the Flemish Government, will focus on Ukraine as a country open to the world and […]

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Volcanic seamount in Hawaii comes to life as two dozen earthquakes recorded in 24 hours

Authorities have reported that a volcanic seamount off the coast of Hawaii is beginning to rumble. 22 miles off the southeast coast of Hawaii lies the active underwater volcano known as Kamaehuakanaloa Seamount. 3,200 feet or so is below sea level at its summit. Large landforms called seamounts rise from the ocean floor but stop […]

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The Alaska Volcanic Eruption That Shook Ancient Egypt » Yale Climate Connections

Cleopatra reportedly wouldn’t have seen ash clouds darken the sky from her throne in Alexandria, but the effects of an Alaskan volcano eruption spread to Egypt and the rest of the ancient world in 43 Before our era. We are part of an interdisciplinary research team detailing the fingerprints of this eruption, which triggered a […]

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Happy Trails: In the mountains west of Colorado Springs, a short trip to “euphoric” Skyspace | Way of life

Turrell Trail to Skyspace At Green Mountain Falls, the Turrell Trail leads to the new Skyspace. Seth Boster, The Gazette West of Colorado Springs, up a hill overlooking the lake and the lookout in the heart of Green Mountain Falls, is a peculiar new structure. It looks banal, a gray block. However, it is said […]

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Camperdown subdivision approved in the Blue Mountains

Gray County staff report image Gray County Council has approved a plan of subdivision in the town of The Blue Mountains known as Eden Oak Camperdown. It will create 33 single-family homes. A county staff report says the latest version of the proposed plan includes a “total of 33 individual detached lots fronting on […]

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The Mountains Are Calling: Rhubarb, Part II | New

As I said before, life in the 50s was much simpler but certainly never boring. Our phones didn’t have buttons, and the first ones didn’t even have dials. You picked up the phone and were greeted by an operator saying, “Number please.” You told her what number you wanted, and she connected you. The telephone […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park extends to Pohue Bay

The Trust for Public Land transferred ownership of Pōhue Bay to the National Park Service, making the 16,451 acres of land part of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. The terrain area will now be maintained and protected by the NPS. “Aloha ‘āina begins with our commitment to preserving the precious natural and cultural systems of our […]

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Fremantle is planning a major film after ‘Hand of God’ and ‘Eight Mountains’, reveals Andrea Scrosati (EXCLUSIVE)

Content Giant Freemantle takes big leap into feature films as it broadens its horizons, says group COO Andrea Scrosati who is also the co of the multi-pronged companyhead of ntinental Europe. At last year’s Venice Film Festival, Fremantle, known for its talent shows ‘X-Factor’ and ‘American Idol’ and TV series such as ‘The Mosquito Coast’, […]

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How studying volcanic eruptions can help us understand climate change

More recently, efforts have been made to deploy permanent gas monitoring stations, which provide up-to-date data on emissions and volcanic activity. “These are only in place on a few volcanoes, but they are becoming more and more common,” says Moussallam. In recent years, theoretical advances are helping scientists understand the behavior of volcanic gas underground, […]

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The volcanic lava lake reveals its secrets in seismic “songs”

Although there are around 1,350 potentially active volcanoes around the world, only a handful lava lakes. One of these lava lakes resides in a crater of Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano. Kīlauea erupted in 2018, causing its summit to collapse. Prior to this eruption, the volcano exhibited other less dramatic eruptions, but there are still many unknowns […]

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Volcanic supereruptions changed the genetics of the Kiwi bird

Road sign with Kiwi ski on it, Mt Ngaruhoe on the background, Ruapehu region, New Zealand Getty When two massive volcanic eruptions blanketed New Zealand in ash, they forever changed the genetics of the North Island’s brown kiwi bird, according to a new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough. The population of the North […]

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A century-old cabin in the Rocky Mountains has been dismantled due to erosion

Breadcrumb Links Canada Author of the article: Workers dismantle the Abbot Pass Refuge hut in this undated photo. Photo by Pete Hoang /The Canadian Press Content of the article LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — When a daring construction crew entered a century-old cabin in the Rocky Mountains on the first day of its dismantling, they lit […]

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Japanese court dismisses Mount Ontake volcanic eruption claim, slams JMA ruling

Hiromi Ito, left, a plaintiff in a lawsuit regarding the 2014 Mount Ontake eruption, speaks at a news conference after the lawsuit was dismissed, in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, July 13, 2022. ( Mainichi/Kenji Ikai) The Matsumoto Branch of the Nagano District Court on July 13 dismissed a lawsuit […]

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U of T researcher examines how two volcanic eruptions forever changed the flightless brown kiwi

When two massive volcanic eruptions blanketed New Zealand in ash, they forever changed the genetics of the brown kiwi bird, according to a new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough. Brown kiwis are divided into four distinct lineages that inhabit different parts of New Zealand’s North Island. It is not known why these four […]

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Sideshow and Janus Films Acquire North America for ‘The Eight Mountains’ – Deadline

Sideshow and Janus Films have acquired the North American rights to the 2022 Cannes Jury Prize winner The Eight Mountains for a theatrical release at the end of the year. The New York-based distribution partners have had a busy Cannes this year by also acquiring Jerzy Skolimowski HEYwho shared the Jury Prize with The Eight […]

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Review of “Fire of Love”: a volcanic romance

The subjects of Sara Dosa’s new documentary “Fire of Love” are Maurice and Katia Krafft, married French scientists who have dedicated their lives to the study of volcanoes. Really, however, it might be more accurate to describe the couple, who died in a volcanic eruption in 1991, as co-directors, as they were the ones who […]

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Will Idaho trade its mountains for stocks and bonds? | Editorials

Imagine Idaho without public lands. Imagine the viewpoint at the 8,700ft Galena Summit with a sign that says “Private Property, No Trespassing”. Imagine that the view of the Sawtooth Mountains as their jagged edges cut into the sky is limited only to people who can pay. Imagine that the roads that lead to the snow-capped […]

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Review “Fire of Love”: science, volcanoes and romance erupt

The visually spellbinding volcano documentary “Fire of Love” chronicles a magnificent obsession and might even make that obsession your own. It didn’t have to work very hard in my case. I was already a budding volcanophile when I decided, at age 8, that I had never seen anything more beautiful than the lava geysers raining […]

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Space volcanoes: origins, variants and eruptions

Volcanoes represent some of Earth’s most interesting and violent geographic features, a force of destruction and creation. However, volcanic activity is not limited to our planet, and space volcanoes are often found on other planets and moons. In our solar system, the moon and Mars are rich in evidence of volcanoes and fiery volcanic activity, […]

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81-acre farm with modern abode in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains seeks $7.5 million

A sprawling 81-acre farm that includes a modern home in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of northern Georgia has hit the market for $7.5 million. Located approximately 6 miles from Lake Burton and 8 miles from downtown Clayton, GA, the farm offers plenty of living space. The main house, built in 2008, offers over 6,200 […]

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NASA probe captures image of solar eclipse showing ‘lunar mountains backlit by solar fire’

A solar eclipse… from SPACE! NASA probe captures moon passing in front of sun in stunning images capturing ‘lunar mountains backlit by solar fire’ NASA spacecraft captured the moon passing in front of the sun from space in a stunning series of images The solar eclipse was not visible from Earth and only lasted 35 […]

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Alibaba is turning its mountains of data into a whole new business

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has set up a subsidiary, called Lingyang Intelligent Service Company, which it says will offer “enterprise digital intelligence services”. The new business unit could potentially compete with Microsoft, Oracle and SAP in business intelligence. Although its online retail division is better known in the West, this is not the first time […]

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Probing the depths of Costa Rica’s volcanoes

I am fascinated by the raw power of volcanoes. As a volcanologist, being in a crater and feeling the movement and pressure beneath your feet is almost a spiritual experience. I am based at the National University of Costa Rica in Heredia (I also have an affiliation with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque). […]

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Fire risk causes Hawaii Volcanoes National Park road closure

(BIVN) – Dry conditions prompted Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to temporarily close part of the Hilina Pali Highway to motorized vehicles, according to the National Park Service, and officials are reminding the public of existing campfire restrictions . From the NPS: Hilina Pali Road from the gate past the Mauna Iki trailhead to the Hilina […]

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Production of ‘These Valleys and Mountains’ Soars – Reading Eagle

It is the nature of the universe, as far as we understand it, that darkness far exceeds light, and light requires great energy to create and maintain. Thus, the powers of light need ever-vigilant stewardship to overcome the mysteries, chaos, and fear that darkness is inherently capable of invoking. Contrasting, defining and explaining darkness versus […]

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Iconic infographic map compares mountains and rivers around the world

The basic composition of a human body This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up for the free mailing list to get great natural resource megatrend visualizations delivered to your email every week. The human body is a miraculous, well-oiled and exceptionally complex machine. A multitude of functional parts need to come together for a […]