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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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Amber “disappears” in the mountains of Santiago

One of the best views of Santiago where you can enjoy the greenery of its mountains. Ludovida Colomé keeps the memory of her when she extracted amber. Onelio Dominguez/LD Santiago, Dominican RepublicThe extraction of amber in the mine of La Búcara in the Cordillera Septentrional in the province of Santiago was the main means of […]

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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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Azerbaijan launches scientific research project on mud volcanoes

By Laman Ismayilova Mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan have been placed under scientific control, reports Azernews. Speaking to reporters, Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences Ibrahim Guliyev said the work was being carried out under the project implemented with the funds of an international grant won by the academy. The National Academy of Sciences […]

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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, […]