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How the Mount Baker Volcanic Eruption Would Affect Metro Vancouver

With widespread flooding in the Fraser Valley and landslides cutting off access to major mountain highways, the past year has been difficult for British Columbia. It is a stark reminder that this corner of the world is subject to a number of natural disaster risks. Although there were repeated warnings of potential major flooding, what […]

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SunLive – Kiwis embrace rain and volcanic mud at Crankworx

There was something special about the volcanic mud at Skyline on Friday with five Kiwis on the podium for RockShox Rotorua Downhill. Friday’s event can only be described as a wet and wild slide and slide of epic proportions – the muddiest run of a Crankworx Downhill event. Cheeky muddy faces, rain dances and wellington […]

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The fate of terrestrial biodiversity during an oceanic island volcanic eruption

To our knowledge, this is the only work carried out on the state of terrestrial biodiversity in the direct vicinity of a volcanic eruption of limited duration. In this contribution, we document and assess the impact on major plant and animal groups within ecosystems during a volcanic eruption (Table 1). While some groups were clearly […]

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The Secret Advantage of Volcanic Vineyards

According National geographic, people have been growing wine on volcanic soil for millennia. Today you can find volcanic vineyards in Italy, Sicily, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Hungary and Hawaii. Volcanic vineyards provide unique settings with spectacular views to enjoy while sipping their singular wines, adds National Geographic. But why would you want to grow grapes […]

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Scientists use satellites to measure tallest volcanic plume on record

Volcanic eruptions can create serious impacts on human activity and weather behavior as ash, gases and water are thrown high into the sky. While most eruptions are relatively shallow in the atmosphere, the plume generated by the incredibly powerful eruption of January 2022 from Tonga’s Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano has been crowned the tallest volcanic […]

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In Japan, ski on the volcanic island of Rishiri

From the shelter just below the ridge line, sheltered from the whistling wind, I watch the steep canvas of untouched snow stretching out beneath my skis. The white shelf leads directly to the sea, which seems to be calling me in the sunlight. Four hours of climbing got us here, just past 3,500 feet in […]

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Hawaiian residents warned of potential volcanic eruption (VIDEO)

Scientists say Mauna Loa’s eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii is not imminent, but they are on high alert due to a recent spike in earthquakes. Hawaii officials are warning residents of the Big Island that the world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loasends signals that it may burst. Scientists say an eruption is not […]

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Video shows forest fire on Mount Longonot in Kenya, not volcanic eruption

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. A video shared with claims that it shows an active eruption on Mount Longonot in Kenya has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter. However, this is wrong; the Kenya Wildlife Society (KWS) confirmed to AFP Fact Check that there was no volcanic eruption but that a […]

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The Giant’s Causeway, which proves the origin of volcanic rocks in the 18th century, is selected as one of the 100 best geological sites in the world by the International Union of Geological Sciences

The Giant’s Causeway was selected by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), representing a key site to prove the origin of volcanic rocks in the 18th century. Welcoming the announcement, Mr Lyons said: “I am delighted that the International Union of Geological Sciences, an organization representing more than one million geoscientists worldwide, has selected […]

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Manicare Precision Cleansing Wand and Volcanic Stone Roller Oil Absorber Reviews

The product If you’re over the mountain of skincare products marketed for oily skin and you find leaves of blotter placed at the bottom of your handbag, you will love this duo. The Manicare Precision Cleansing Wand and the Manicare Volcanic Stone Roller Oil Absorber have been designed for oily and combination skin. Their goal? […]

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Inyo Craters: A Look Inside a Volcanic Eruption

A challenging hike just outside of Mammoth Lakes takes you to the edge of a volcanic explosion MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – Shady trees and great views are what you can expect on this scenic hike. Located just five miles outside of Mammoth Lakes is the Inyo Craters Trail, which is short but a bit challenging […]

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7 Volcanic Hotels Around the World – Hotels Above Par

Fiery red lava, flowing magma and firework eruptions have shaped our world. Volcanic activity dating back millions of years, or just days⁠, has created new islands and, more recently, tourist attractions. Some of the world’s most famous destinations and hotels have extinct and active volcanoes nearby; here are our favorites. 4 stars | Website | […]

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Daily Mauna Loa Updates Begin As Volcanic Unrest Continues

USGS image of a research camera positioned on a cone in the southwest rift zone of Mauna Loa in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. “The camera looks to the northeast (upward slope), focusing on the upper portion of the southwest rift zone,” the USGS said. “Mauna Loa’s upper flank forms the horizon.” Mauna Loa continues to […]

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Preparing for volcanic eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska

Preparing for volcanic eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska Location of Okmok Volcano in the central Aleutian Islands, which form an arc connecting western Alaska to northern Asia. Other volcanoes, including Cleveland, are marked with black triangles and local communities are depicted. The inset map shows the context relative to Alaska. Map: Larsen et al., 2015 […]

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The Petra dining table by Peca celebrates the “raw beauty” of volcanic stone

Mexican design studio Peca has created a monolithic table made entirely of black volcanic stone, which is shaped and finished to express the unique natural qualities of the material. Led by designer Caterina Moretti, Peca developed the Petra dining table to celebrate the various textural properties of porous black stone as well as its cultural […]

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Hydrate Your Soul This Fall With SPLENDOR® Water, Volcanic Water With Natural Colloidal Gold & Silver | Company

Hydrate your soul this fall with SPLENDOR® Water, volcanic water with natural colloidal gold and silver SPLENDOR® is From a natural Aquifer nestled in the rainforest of Maná, Ecuador GREENSBORO, North Carolina – SPLENDOR® Water is a unique new brand of bottled mineral water that was launched throughout the Southeastern United States in January 2022. […]

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A new island forms in the Pacific Ocean after a volcanic eruption

A volcano that erupted in the southwest Pacific Ocean has begun to create a new island. On September 10, a volcano erupted on Home Reef, an underwater mountain that is usually not visible. But as the volcano continued to erupt, a new island rose above the surface of the water, NASA Earth Observatory said. The […]

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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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Exploring Tanzania’s volcanic landscapes, from Ngorongoro to God’s Mountain – New Telegraph

“People used to hear the shaking sound coming from inside,” Maasai guide Alex Sabaya said, pointing to the volcanic cone in the distance, “and they thought God was in there. Oldonyo Lengai means, in Maasai, the “Mountain of God.” They believed that God lived in the mountain. This Mountain of God – Lengai Volcano, Tanzania’s […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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UW postdoctoral researcher explores water content of deep Earth volcanic magma | New

May 26, 2022 Ben Urann, an NSF ocean science postdoctoral fellow in the UW Department of Geology and Geophysics, was part of a research team that discovered magma in volcanic rocks that never erupted — but rather solidified deep in the earth – recorded much wetter levels than previously thought. Water influences how explosive a […]

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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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Volcan Fuego, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, Bezymianny, Neva…

Wed, May 25, 2022, 9:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes Satellite image of the Suwanose-jima volcano on May 25, 2022 Satellite image of the Manam volcano on May 24, 2022 Satellite image of the Dukono volcano on May 25, 2022 New bathymetric map of the caldera of the […]

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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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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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Ruapehu residents eager to welcome tourists again despite volcanic alert level changes

The mountain is at Volcanic Alert Level 2 and experts from GNS Science are warning people visiting the Tongariro area to stay informed. Civil defense officials met with Tongariro officials to discuss the ongoing unrest at Mount Ruapehu. “Level 2 is moderate to intensified unrest. We are more in heightened unrest and that indicates our […]

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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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Falling volcanic activity of Mount Anak Krakatau; People are urged to remain vigilant

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The head of the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG), Hendra Gunawan, reported that volcanic activity at Mount Anak Krakatau began to wane last Thursday, April 28. This was concluded after the agency conducted aerial observations which were overlaid by tracking results from the observation post. Hendra said the results […]

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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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Visit Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California

When we think of volcanoes, visions of these spectacular forces of nature often come to mind in places like Kīlauea in Hawaii, Cotopaxi in Ecuador, and Mount Fuji in Japan, among others. But guess what? California also has one in one of the state’s best-kept secrets: Lassen Volcanic National Park. […]

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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. […]