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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Volcanic cones near summit sacred to tribes gain protection | New

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) – A years-long effort to protect land around a New Mexico mountain peak held sacred by many Native American tribes has received a major boost with news that dozens of additional square kilometers will be set aside for wildlife and cultural preservation and recreation. The $34 million effort by the national conservation […]

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‘Afterglow’ of Tonga volcanic eruption causing stunning sunsets and sunrises across New Zealand

Iain McGregor / Stuff An epic sunrise captured over Riversdale Beach, Wairarapa on June 9. Scientists say the illuminating sunrises and sunsets in Aotearoa in recent weeks are likely caused by “afterglow” from the Tonga volcanic eruption six months ago. Niwa said that since late May his forecast team had been inundated with messages across […]

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Space Dynamics Laboratory cameras allow NASA mission to discover space reached by volcanic eruption

Space Dynamics Laboratory cameras allow NASA mission to discover space reached by volcanic eruption Press release from: Spatial Dynamics Laboratory Posted: Tuesday June 14th 2022 NORTH LOGAN, Utah, June 14, 2022 – In a recent study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, researchers used data provided by NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite, or ICON, […]

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[Visual History of Korea] Jeju Island’s Volcanic Lava Caves Reveal Earth’s History

[Visual History of Korea] Jeju Island’s Volcanic Lava Caves Reveal Earth’s History Volcanologist Ahn Ung-san from the Jeju Province World Heritage Headquarters examines an undisclosed section of the Manjanggul lava tube. Photo @ Hyungwon Kang Some of nature’s most powerful forces are volcanoes and hot, molten lava flowing from the earth’s mantle, often hundreds of […]

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Philippines – Volcanic eruption of Mount Bulusan, update (PHIVOLCS, DSWD-DROMIC) (ECHO Daily Flash of June 09, 2022) – Philippines

Philippines – Volcanic eruption of Mount Bulusan, update (PHIVOLCS, DSWD-DROMIC) (ECHO Daily Flash of June 09, 2022) – Philippines | ReliefWeb Skip to main content Philippines Format News and press release Source Job June 9, 2022 Originally Posted June 9, 2022 Origin Show original According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, activity at […]

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Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Semeru, Dukono…

Wed, June 8, 2022, 9:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes Two close cracks on the N side of the Valle del Bove today (image: INGV) Satellite image of the Suwanose-jima volcano on June 8, 2022 Satellite image of the Krakatau volcano on June 8, 2022 Satellite image of […]

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The volcanic cones near the summit sacred to the tribes gain protection

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — A years-long effort to protect land around a New Mexico mountain peak held sacred by many Native American tribes received a major boost Thursday with the news that dozens additional square kilometers will be reserved for wildlife, culture, conservation and recreation. The $34 million effort by the national conservation group Trust […]

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Highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park opens June 3; be vigilant in fire damaged areas in the park

The 30-mile highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park will open to through traffic on Friday, June 3. A below-average snowpack accelerated snow removal operations. Intermittent closures along the highway are possible due to repair work, as well as inclement weather. Please check the weather forecast before heading to the park. In other areas of the […]

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Volcanic cones near the sacred peak for the tribes gain protection | New Mexico News

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — A years-long effort to protect land around a New Mexico mountain peak held sacred by many Native American tribes received a major boost Thursday with the news that dozens additional square kilometers will be reserved for wildlife, culture, conservation and recreation. The $34 million effort […]

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AGELOCER “The Volcano Series”: making time interpret volcanic eruptions on the dial

Recently, we paid attention to the new AGELOCER project “The Volcano Series” on the kickstarter crowdfunding platform, whose design concept comes from the geological movement of volcanic eruptions. With this article, we dig deeper into AGELOCER’s “Volcano Watch”, from design concept to watchmaking technology, to see the surprises of this watch. Beyond the popular unique […]

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Burn Area Safety – Lassen Volcanic National Park (US National Park Service)

Be prepared for hazards in burnt areas, including hidden holes, fallen trees, scorched signs, and fire-weakened trees and branches. NPS Be vigilant in open fire areas Lassen Volcanic National Park restricts the removal of hazardous trees to developed areas such as the highway corridor, day use areas, and campgrounds. The park is prioritizing efforts to […]

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Study explores water content of deep-earth volcanic magma

Newswise – May 26, 2022 – Magmatic volatile contents, such as water, are abundant in volcanic arc melts and influence magma evolution, volcanic eruption dynamics, and ore deposit formation. Ben Urann, National Science Foundation (NSF) postdoctoral researcher in ocean science at the University of Wyoming Department of Geology and Geophysics, was part of a research […]

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“Building back better” than what? Lessons in Indonesia after the volcanic eruptions – Indonesia

IVY HE More than 70% of the Indonesian population lives within 100 km of one or more of the country’s 130 active volcanoes, or 175 million people. 8.6 million Indonesians live within 10 km of an active volcano, well within the range of deadly pyroclastic flows. After volcanic eruptions, communities are often encouraged to “build […]

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Mount Ruapehu volcanic unrest continues

Scientists continue to monitor Mount Ruapehu as its volcanic tremors continue. The temperature of the crater lake on the mountain has dropped over the past week and tremor levels have “generally decreased”, Yannik Behr, GeoNet volcanologist, said. He wrote that the lake’s temperature fell from a peak of 41°C on May 8 to 30°C on […]

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What is the tallest volcanic mountain in the world?

Question 01. What is the highest plateau in India?North – Ladakh Plateau Question 02. Who produces Bagan’s agriculture?Answer – Non-Food Crops Question 03. What is the crop area in India?Answer: 60-70% of the area of ​​food grains Question 04. What is the most abundant area in jute production?North – West Bengal Question 05. Where is […]

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Visit this volcanic landmark to see tree molds, lava flows and crater lakes

The best place to see the most spectacular volcanic landscapes in the United States is, of course, Hawaii. But not everyone can afford to go to Hawaii – it’s sadly expensive there. There are also many otherworldly volcanic attractions throughout the western part of the United States, including Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and California. There is […]

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How volcanic bombardment in ancient Australia led to the world’s biggest climate disaster

Some 252 million years ago, the world was going through a tumultuous period of rapid global warming. To figure out what caused it, scientists looked at a particular event in which a volcanic eruption in what is now Siberia spewed huge volumes of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. However, there is evidence that the climate […]

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Fire Effects – Lassen Volcanic National Park (US National Park Service)

A mosaic of burned and unburned areas on Raker Peak. Fire regimes and effects Pre-suppression fire regimes in the Lassen area were classified as mixed severity, with fires occurring on average every 5–15 years. The introduction of forest fire suppression activities in 1904 resulted in significant changes to fire regimes in the park and region. […]

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Fire Ecology – Lassen Volcanic National Park (US National Park Service)

Many plants and trees are adapted to regenerate after a fire. From top to bottom: aspen, green-leaved Manzanita and a lodgepole pinecone. Effects of fire on plants Fire creates opportunities for plant growth by burning debris on the forest floor and releasing nutrients into the soil. Fire also opens up gaps in forests, creating more […]

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The significant impact of the Tonga volcanic eruption in 2022

When a South Pacific volcano called Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai exploded on the afternoon of January 15, 2022, most of the world was taken by surprise. Few, in fact, had even heard of the mountain as it is mostly underwater, in the Kingdom of Tonga. But the eruption was more than a curiosity. It produced a […]

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Volcanic alert level raised by the USGS; Cleveland could burst

Cleveland volcano shows signs of unrest. Image: Max Kaufman/Alaska Volcano Observatory/University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute A large, potentially dangerous volcano is yet to erupt, but scientists say the chances of eruptive activity at Cleveland Volcano have increased. USGS scientists monitoring it have raised the volcano’s alert level and aviation color code to ADVISORY/YELLOW due […]

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An underwater volcanic rock formation near Hawaii dubbed “the road to Atlantis”

Scientists have discovered what appears to be a brick road at the bottom of the sea off Hawaii and have dubbed it the “yellow brick road” to Atlantis. Not all roads lead to Rome. Some paths seem to head towards the center of the ocean – like the one recently spotted by scientists in the […]

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A Kuwaiti climbs the seven volcanic peaks

Have you ever seen a volcano? This guy has been to seven! A young man from Kuwait managed to climb the peaks of seven volcanoes at the age of just 24. Al Refaie was named the youngest person to climb the Seven Volcanic Summits by the Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records Refaie climbed Mount […]

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The Kuwaiti mountaineer is the youngest to climb seven volcanic peaks

He has been passionate about fitness most of his life, but mountaineer Yousef Al Refaie (Kuwait) has now taken it to the next level by clinching the record title for Youngfurthest person to climb the Seven Volcanic Summits at 24 years and 119 days. Al Refaie is not only 24 years old, but he is […]

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Steam plumes are visible as volcanic activity increases at Mount Ruapehu Ski Resort, New Zealand

Steam plumes seen rising from Mount Ruapehu. 1 credit Six weeks of increased seismic activity at Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand yesterday resulted in the strongest tremor in twenty years, sending plumes of steam into the air. Despite the increased activity, the volcano remains under a level two alert. There will likely be no eruptions […]

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Volcanic Volcanoes Create Strange Icebergs

aEven though Pluto lost its “planet” title on August 24, 2006, and has since only been listed by astronomers as minor planet 134340, it’s still an exciting celestial body. With a diameter of 2,377 kilometers, Pluto is the largest known small planet moving in a very eccentric orbit at the edge of our solar system. […]

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Discover the natural wonders of Saint Lucia, from volcanic spas to historic mountain trails

Stacey is as fearsome a force of nature as any on the island, a whirlwind in leopard-print shoes. Covid-19 has hit hard. When she lost her job at a bar, Stacey turned a negative into a positive by fulfilling a lifelong dream of becoming a cook and opening her own business. Now, customers drive for […]

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The rock stars of Tenerife! See the island’s dramatic volcanic landscapes and lava sculptures

A miracle happens as we sit munching on our sandwiches in thick fog on the rim of a volcanic crater. The wind changes direction, a cascade of clouds pours silently over the cliff, and the evidence of the strangeness of the world unfolds. For, suddenly, we are in the sun, looking across a vast caldera […]

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3 months after volcanic eruption, Tonga is slowly rebuilding

WELLINGTON, New Zealand >> Samantha Moala recalls taking a shower at her home in Tonga when she heard what sounded like a gunshot so loud it hurt her ears. As she and her family rushed to their car to drive inland, ash blackened the sky. The world’s largest volcanic eruption in 30 years sent a […]

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Why are some mountain ranges volcanic and others not?

I was looking at the geology subreddit the other day and someone asked an intriguing question: Why aren’t the Himalayas volcanic? They are the the biggest mountains on the planet and stretch for thousands of kilometers, but no volcanoes can be found. This may seem strange to many people because there are mountain ranges that […]

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Inca children were drugged then sacrificed on volcanic peaks and mountains – HeritageDaily

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Kuwaiti Man Sets Guinness World Record As Youngest To Climb Seven Volcanic Peaks

A Kuwaiti mountaineer has become the youngest person to climb the world’s seven volcanic peaks. Yousef Al Refaie set a Guinness World Record for reaching the top of the highest volcanoes on each of the seven continents at 24 years and 119 days. “[If] you come from the desert, I wouldn’t believe you [would] to […]

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At 24, the Kuwaiti mountaineer becomes the youngest to climb the world’s seven volcanic peaks

Yousef Al Refaie shows courage and patriotic pride. Gulf today, Staff reporter He’s taken exercise seriously most of his life, but mountaineer Yousef Al Refaie has taken it to the next level, setting a Guinness World Records title for being the youngest person to climb all seven volcanic peaks at 24 years and 119 days. […]

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Pluto: how can such a cold body fuel volcanic eruptions?

Pluto, the largest dwarf planet in the solar system, has become even more interesting with a report that icy lava flows have recently covered much of its surface. In this context, “recently” probably means no more than a billion years ago. It’s old, of course – and there’s no indication that volcanoes are still active […]

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Guide to Lassen Volcanic National Park

welcome to National parks discovered, where we’ll help you discover the beauty of America’s most underrated (and least visited) national parks, from awe-inspiring landscapes where you can get up close to mountains, glaciers and volcanoes, to sunny paradises hidden near big cities like Chicago and Los Angeles. To discover the natural wonders you missed, check […]

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Bathurst’s Kellie Gibson first woman home in 2022 Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge | West Central Daily

sports, local sports, KELLIE Gibson surprised herself by claiming overall women’s honors at the weekend’s Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge in Orange. The Bathurst racer said it was exciting to watch things unfold on the tough course after she was forced to step away from her usual racing tactics. “It was a nice surprise to take […]

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Gallery | All the action from the Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge 2022 | West Central Daily

sports, local sports, Leo Peterson and Kellie Gibson stormed the summit of Mount Canobolas to record victories in both the men’s and women’s sections of the 2022 Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge. year, Peterson was the first person to cross the line at the Federal Falls picnic area on Sunday morning. Peterson dominated the 11 kilometer […]

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‘Don’t worry’ about Mount Ruapehu’s volcanic activity, mayor says

Locals living near Mt Ruapehu seem oblivious to signs of high volcanic unrest, despite recent strong tremors and warming of the lake. The Volcanic Alert Level at Mount Ruapehu has been raised to Level Two. Photo: Unsplash / David Calderwood The Volcanic Alert Level at Mount Ruapehu has been raised to Level Two since yesterday. […]

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A swarm of earthquakes hits the volcanic island of Portugal | Blue Mountains Gazette

About 1,100 small earthquakes have rocked one of Portugal’s central Atlantic volcanic islands in less than 48 hours, putting authorities in the Azores archipelago on alert as experts assess what they have described as an “earthquake crisis”. Rui Marques, head of the seismo-volcanic monitoring center of the CIVISA region, told Reuters on Monday that earthquakes, […]

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The Grammar Guy: volcanic vocalic verbiage | Community News

I have never been a scientist. While I admit the Earth is round (at least that’s what the media would tell you), I never developed a deeper understanding of biology, chemistry, or physics. As a result, when I started college, I took the easiest science course I could find. It was the turn of the […]

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Rising temperatures at Mount Ruapehu crater lake raise volcanic alert level

The rise in temperature is accompanied by high levels of volcanic tremors. Photo / Geonet Mount Ruapehu has been moved to Volcanic Alert Level 2 following rising temperatures in its crater lake. The lake undergoes cycles of heating and cooling over a period of several months. A new heating cycle has begun with temperatures reaching […]

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Curtis Honeycutt: Volcanic vocalic verbiage | Columnists

I have never been a scientist. While I admit the Earth is round (at least that’s what the media would tell you), I never developed a deeper understanding of biology, chemistry, or physics. As a result, when I started college, I took the easiest science course I could find. It was the turn of the […]

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Huge mysterious drops in Earth’s mantle are ‘like a map’ for volcanic eruptions

Scientists are gaining a better understanding of two huge teardrop-shaped structures in the Earth coat. Located low in the mantle layer, blobs influence mantle and crustal movements, and also fuel the formation of mountains and volcanoes. One of the drops drifts towards the crust. Researchers study the blobs’ physical characteristics. They don’t yet know why […]

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Are Volcanica coffee beans from volcanic regions really good?

A recent study concluded that drinking coffee actually alters brain connectivity. It potentially offers benefits such as “improved motor control”, “higher levels of alertness” and an “increased ability to concentrate, learn and remember”. But beyond that, coffee makes us feel like we can take on anything the world has to offer – something almost all […]

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Tonga’s Internet Restored 5 Weeks After Massive Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami

Satellite images show volcano erupting near Tonga An undersea volcano has erupted near the peaceful nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing onto the shore and people rushing for higher ground. (Credit: RAMMB/ACEI via Storyful) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Tonga’s main internet connection to the rest of the world has finally been restored […]

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Etna roars again, sending towering volcanic ash cloud – CBS17.com

ROME (AP) — Mount Etna has returned to spectacular action after a few months of relative calm, sending a cloud of volcanic ash 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) high over eastern Sicily. The lava flow from Mount Etna, one of Europe’s most active volcanoes, was centered around the crater on the mountain’s southeastern slope, Italy’s National […]

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Navy vessel hit by volcanic ash from Tonga | Blue Mountains Gazette

The problems that caused an Australian navy vessel to lose power twice while delivering aid to Tonga may have been caused by volcanic ash, defense officials have revealed. HMAS Adelaide suffered a total blackout on January 29 while anchored in Tonga after delivering 88 tonnes of aid. Back-up power was restored within hours, but a […]

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Tonga’s underwater volcanic eruption triggered nearly 590,000 lightning strikes

The massive underwater volcano off Tonga last month not only sent record-breaking ash plumes into the air, but also led to one of the largest volcanic flashes ever seen. According to GLD360, the global ground-based lightning detection network owned and operated by Vaisala, the eruption triggered nearly 590,000 lightning strikes which were “unprecedented”. The lightning […]

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Photos of volcanic storm on Etna look like something out of Lord of the Rings

Volcanic lightning strikes Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy, during an eruption on Friday, February 11, 2022. Photo: Emilio Messina (PA) A powerful eruption last week from Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy created a volcanic storm so powerful it lit up the sky with a dramatic flash. The eruption began late last Thursday and threw volcanic […]

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Rising magma under watch in Oregon’s volcanic region

Geologist: “Things are coming back to life now” PORTLAND, OR (KOIN) – The Pacific Northwest is well known for its breathtaking peaks and many peaks, but do the mountains move? In one USGS Hazard Notification Monday statement, Cascades Volcano Observatory announced that their scientists had tracked an increase in the rate of ground uplift in […]

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Shockwaves from Tonga’s volcanic eruption reverberate around the world

Weathernews Inc. has confirmed high-density observational data of sudden atmospheric pressure changes, believed to be due to the large-scale volcanic eruption near the Tonga archipelago, by its proprietary Soratena weather sensors. which are installed in approximately 3,000 locations across Japan. It freely shares atmospheric pressure observational data for the elucidation of relevant mechanisms by researchers […]

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Turtle U-turn days before Tonga volcanic eruption captured by satellite imagery

A turtle released after nearly three years of rehabilitation has had another chance to escape – performing a giant U-turn just before January’s volcanic eruption in Tonga. Key points: Satellite tracking shows Tilly the turtle made a huge U-turn days before a volcanic eruption in Tonga She had recently been released from the Cairns Turtle […]

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Toxic Volcanic Lake Reveals How Life Could Have Been Possible on Ancient Mars :: WRAL.com

By Ashley Strickland, CNN CNN — Near the top of the Poás Volcano in Costa Rica is one of the most acidic lakes on Earth, bright blue and full of toxic metals. The harsh conditions of Laguna Caliente, where temperatures can fluctuate between 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) and 194 degrees Fahrenheit (90 degrees […]

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Taal volcano records 152 volcanic earthquakes, ‘short-lived’ phreatomagmatic explosion

FILE- Taal Volcano/GRIG C.MONTEGRANDE MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded 152 volcanic earthquakes and a brief phreatomagmatic explosion (water and magma interact to produce an eruption) at Taal Volcano during a 24 hour monitoring period. Phivolcs said Thursday the 152 quakes include 33 volcanic tremor events lasting one to […]

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Geologists are closely monitoring rising magma beneath the Three Sisters volcanic region

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Pacific Northwest is well known for its stunning peaks and many peaks, but do the mountains move? In one USGS Hazard Notification Monday statement, Cascades Volcano Observatory announced that their scientists had tracked an increase in the rate of ground uplift in the Three Sisters volcanic region. South Pacific eruption […]

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Tonga depends on rainfall to harness dangerous volcanic ash, which could be used to rejuvenate the Pacific nation

The volcanic ash that blankets much of Tonga poses serious health risks if inhaled, but once enough rain hits the Pacific nation, the ash could help rejuvenate the country’s soil and is already being collected for building materials. Key points: Volcanic ash could be used as natural fertilizer and in building materials Ash particles pose […]

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Volcanic explosion in Tonga destroyed an island and created many mysteries

Trying to watch over a hidden giant The recent event and all its oddities underscore how little is known about underwater volcanoes, says Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, a seismologist at Western Washington University. Many of these submerged giants linger in the depths of the ocean, and their blasts are usually not lethal. Yet this weekend’s explosion is […]

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La Palma residents climb mountains of volcanic ash to return home

“It’s a mess inside, it’s what’s happening with the ashes and the dust – it’s spreading everywhere. What can you do? You can’t fight nature,” says Sabino Leal Jeronimo, 80 LAS MANCHAS, Spain – Sabino Leal Jeronimo, 80, returned home to the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canary Islands for the first time […]

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Volcanic eruption did something researchers can’t explain – NRK Urix

On Saturday January 15, the Hongga Tonga – Hanga Hawapai volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean. The explosion was the most powerful on earth Since 1962. energy Estimated at ten megatons DTT. The shock wave from the eruption traveled away from the volcano at almost the speed of sound. At 6:20 p.m. the same day, […]

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Kuwaiti Mountaineer Completes Seven Volcanic Summits » Explorersweb

Kuwaiti mountaineer Yousef Al-Refai has become the 24th person to climb the highest volcano on each continent. Although the Seven Volcanic Summits do not enjoy the same notoriety as the Seven Summits, climbing their seven calderas is an even rarer achievement. Early reports suggested the Kuwaiti was the youngest person to complete the circuit. However, […]

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La Palma residents climb mountains of volcanic ash to return home | world news

By Joan Faus and Horaci Garcia LAS MANCHAS, Spain (Reuters) – Sabino Leal Jeronimo, 80, returned home to the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma for the first time in four months on Friday after a volcanic eruption forced him to flee. Lava currents may no longer threaten to set fire to his home in […]

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An explosive volcanic eruption triggered an hour-long thunderstorm • Earth.com

The January 2020 eruption of the Taal volcano in the Philippines became electrified and caused a thunderstorm lasting several hours, with thousands of cloud-to-ground lightning strikes. A new study conducted by the United States Geological Surveythe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Vaisala Inc. highlight how advances in global lightning detection may provide new ways […]

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Volcanic eruption devastates Tonga – The Diplomat

In this photo provided by the New Zealand Defense Force, volcanic ash covers rooftops and vegetation in an area of ​​Tonga, Monday, January 17, 2022. Credit: CPL Vanessa Parker/NZDF via AP) Advertising The Government of Tonga has released its first declaration since a violent volcanic eruption took place on Saturday and caused havoc across the […]

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Tsunami caused by volcanic eruption damages Port of Santa Cruz – CBS San Francisco

San Francisco restaurants partner with black-owned brandsBay Area Black creators and entrepreneurs showcase their skills by partnering with select San Francisco restaurants for special events. reports Betty Yu. (2-25-22) 3 hours ago Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme CourtPresident Biden has announced that he is nominating Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. If […]

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Fishermen protest after volcanic eruption causes oil spill in Peru

LIMA, Peru >> An oil spill on the Peruvian coast caused by waves from an undersea volcano eruption in the South Pacific nation of Tonga prompted dozens of fishermen to protest outside the main refinery today oil from the South American country. The men gathered outside the refinery in the province of Callao near the […]