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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, […]