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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 […]