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Battle of Iwo Jima WWII ships resurrected from water graves – Taiwan English News

Eruptions of volcanoes in Japan’s Ogasawara Islands have caused movement in the earth’s crust, created a new island and lifted ships sunk during the Battle of Iwo Jima above the sea surface, according to Japan Asahi Television. According to Asahi Television report, the Fukutoku-Okanoba submarine volcano, located about 50 kilometers south of Iwo Jima, erupted […]

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China says moon rocks offer new clues to lunar volcanic activity

ASSOCIATED PRESS Li Xianhua speaks near a screen showing volcano activities on the moon during a press briefing on the Chang’e 5 lunar mission, at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. BEIJING >> Moon rocks brought back to Earth by a Chinese robotic spacecraft last year have provided new insights into ancient lunar […]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park braces for prescribed burn – Red Bluff Daily News

Lassen Volcanic National Park will use the forecasted precipitation to complete the prescribed burn in the park. “These prescribed burns are part of a decades-long fire management program to reduce the intensity and severity of future forest fires in the park,” said Mike Klimek, fire management manager. “The fall weather favors prescribed burns of low […]

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Black holes give shape to bubbles, rings and filaments of “intergalactic smoke”

The researchers observed for the first time the evolution of hot gas coming from an active black hole: they were able to observe these structures, strongly reminiscent of the smoke flows produced by volcanic eruptions with unprecedented precision and at a scale of hundred million time. year. Credit: University of Bologna An international team of […]

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Samples from China find younger volcanic rocks on Moon

Last week, we discussed the first results of analysis of lunar samples reported by the Chinese Chang’e-5 mission, which revealed that about 10% of these rocks did not come from the landing site of Oceanus Procellarum. This landing site is primarily known to be solidified lava near an ancient volcanic eruption. But while these so-called […]

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Volcanic islands at boiling point

There is nothing we can do about flank collapses except have a good early warning system. Don’t worry about it ”, the mainstream media are running the risk that the volcanic eruption in La Palma, in the Canary Islands, turns into a mega-tsunami. The media definitely overstated this risk when it was first suggested twenty […]

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A Guide to Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California

This national park is home to some of the most unique landscapes in all of California, and here’s what to do while there. Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the national parks in Northern California. The main attraction is Lassen Peak, one of the largest plug-in dome volcanoes in the world. Lassen Peak is […]

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Volcanic ash meets the Saharan air layer in a unique display above La Palma

Volcanic ash meets the Saharan air layer in a unique display above La Palma Mother Nature can work in mysterious ways to create a work of art out of something that seems nothing out of the ordinary. In the case of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, […]

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Satellite captures rare weather phenomenon after volcanic eruption

Cumbre Vieja volcano, located on the Spanish island of La Palma, has been erupting since mid-September. In addition to the destructive lava flows and airport closures, the volcano produced a fascinating cloud formation when it erupted on October 4. On Thursday, La Palma airport was closed for the second time in about two weeks due […]

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Volcan Fuego, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Kilauea, Sangay, L … / VolcanoDiscovery

Wed Oct 6, 2021, 9:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes View of the eruption on La Palma this morning (Image: live broadcast from Canarias TV) Ash plume from the eruption of La Palma on the evening of October 5, 2021 Satellite image of Lewotolo volcano on October 6, […]

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Crypto Value Soars After El Salvador Uses Volcanic Energy To Mine Bitcoin

The Izalco volcano in El Savador. Credit: David Stanley, CC BY 2.0 The price of cryptocurrencies is skyrocketing after El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele announced on Friday that the country is using volcanic energy to mine Bitcoin. The news came via Bukele’s Twitter account, where the president posted a video of a geothermal mining facility […]

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Kīlauea spews magma and golden strings of volcanic glass on the Big Island of Hawaii | Smart News

The KÄ«lauea has an elevation of 4009 feet and a magma system that reaches 37 miles below the ground. The volcano is the youngest and most active of the Hawaiian Islands. USGS / B. Carr in public domain September 29, KÄ«lauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii began to bubble and flood lava into […]

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Air quality and respiratory hazards accompany the latest volcanic eruption in Kilauea

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Although it is a spectacular sight, the new eruption of Kilauea creates dangers that residents and visitors alike should be aware of. One of the dangers includes Pele’s hair and other fragments of light volcanic glass from the lava fountains that will fall downwind of the fissure vents. People should minimize exposure […]

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Triassic volcanic eruptions helped dinosaurs take over Earth

the Carnian stage (which spanned 237 to 227 million years) of the Triassic period marks one of the most significant intervals of the past 250 million years. Within two million years, the global biota underwent major changes, with dinosaurs becoming the dominant group on the planet. These events coincide with a remarkable interval of intense […]

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Climate change caused by volcanic eruptions laid the groundwork for the rise of dinosaurs | Scientific and technological news

A new study has revealed how the rise of dinosaurs over 230 million years ago coincided with environmental changes brought on by massive volcanic eruptions. Known as the Carnian Rainfall of the Late Triassic (CEP), this interval of enormous climate change has seen temperatures and humidity rise across the globe. Prior to CPE, the climate […]

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Adventist Journal Online | After the volcanic eruption of La Palma in Spain, the church prepares to help the community

September 28, 2021 Adventist members stand ready to help those who have lost their homes or have had to evacuate. By: Esther Azón, Adventist Revista España, Andreas Mazza, Inter-European Division News, and Adventist Review On September 19, 2021, a volcanic eruption on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, caused lava to flow through […]

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A cloud of volcanic ash closes the airport of La Palma; a new vent makes its appearance

MADRID – The airport on the Spanish island of La Palma closed on Saturday due to an ash cloud escaping from a volcano that has erupted for a week, and scientists say another volcanic vent has opened , exposing the islanders to possible new dangers. The intensity of the eruption that began on September 19 […]

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The Mayans built this monumental pyramid in volcanic rock | Smart News

Construction on the pyramid, which was 43 feet high and about 130 feet wide, began within 5 to 30 years of the eruption of Tierra Blanca Joven. Akira Ichikawa / Antiquity Publications Ltd. Around the fifth or sixth century CE, the volcanic eruption of Tierra Blanca Joven (TBJ) caused massive devastation in El Salvador. Researchers […]

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Great dangers ahead for the Spanish volcanic island – CBS17.com

MADRID (AP) – A small Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean is in trouble days after a volcano erupted, forcing the evacuation of thousands, and authorities warn other dangers from the explosion are to come. Here is an overview of the volcanic eruption of La Palma and its consequences: WHERE HAS THE VOLCANO ELECTED? The […]

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How a pyramid arose from the ashes of a colossal volcanic eruption

Fifteen hundred years ago, Ilopango, a caldera volcano in what is now El Salvador, erupted in one of the largest such events in recorded history. Known as the Tierra Blanca Joven eruption, it sent 10.5 cubic miles worth of tephra (pumice and ash) into the air, more than 100 times the amount produced by the […]

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EXPLAINER: Great dangers loom for the Spanish volcanic island

MADRID – A small Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean is in trouble days after a volcano erupted, forcing the evacuation of thousands, and authorities are warning more dangers from the explosion are coming. Here is an overview of the volcanic eruption of La Palma and its consequences: WHERE HAS THE VOLCANO ELECTED? The eruption […]

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Catastrophic volcanic eruption prompted construction of ancient Mayan pyramid, research finds

The pyramid, known as the Campana structure, with volcanic mountains in the background. Picture: Akira Ichikawa About 1,500 years ago, a powerful volcanic eruption devastated what is today El Salvador, plunging the Mayan civilization into a period of temporary decline. New research suggests that a monumental pyramid located near the volcano was built by the […]

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La Palma evacuates dependent people due to risk of volcanic eruption

Image: Pixabay La Palma evacuates dependent people and farm animals due to the risk of a volcanic eruption. These evacuations are called to allow the authorities to save essential time if a mass evacuation is called. Authorities in La Palma have reported that paths and forest tracks in the Canary Islands have been closed. They […]

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Iceland’s longest volcanic eruption in half a century

To subscribe to The World Herald in Google News CGTN released this video clip, titled “Iceland’s longest volcanic eruption in half a century” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-09-19/Iceland-s-volcanic-eruption-the-longest-in-half-a-century–13GTBRsZxv2/index.html Sunday marked six months since the start of the volcanic eruption that currently fascinates spectators near Reykjavik, making it the longest eruption Iceland has […]

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A massive volcanic eruption turns the trail running paradise in Spain upside down »Explorersweb

A massive volcanic eruption devastated central La Palma, the westernmost of the Spanish Canary Islands. The first explosion took place today at 3:30 p.m. local time. Since then, lava and pyroclastic flows have turned the central part of the island into hell. Lava at 1,075 ° C has flowed down the western flank of the […]

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Canary Islands’ volcanic secrets revealed with lava samples

Image credit: Wikipedia Lava samples from the Canary Islands have revealed new truth about the geological makeup of the earth’s crust and may have implications for volcanic eruption early warning systems, according to a new study. Lava samples have revealed new truth about the geological makeup of the earth’s crust and may have implications for […]

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Almost 70% of Lassen Volcanic National Park burned down by forest fire

Located in northern California, Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the state’s most popular, drawing half a million visitors each year. Although less well known than other popular parks such as Yosemite, this 100,000-acre park is a favorite with our travel experts. Located 130 miles north of Sacramento at the southern end of the […]

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High altitude volcanic vineyards produce small grapes with thick skins | Local News

Likewise, Bryan Kane of Sol Rouge runs his own vineyard, which is completely covered in volcanic soil. Having worked on both Howell Mountain and Diamond Mountain, however, the elevation wasn’t new to this winemaker – he actually prefers it deep in the valley. “We don’t have this type of silty clay like they do in […]

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Chinese moon rock studies include fusion energy analysis and volcanic history

Several scientific institutes in China are now studying the rocks collected in the moon by the Chang’e 5 research mission which includes the evaluation of the material as a potential source of fusion energy. the Chang’e 5 mission delivered 3.82 lbs. (1.73 kilograms) of lunar matter on Earth in December. A first batch of 31 […]

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Early Mars saw volcanic supereruptions, researchers say

Using high resolution images of NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiterplanetary scientists have discovered 4 billion year old layered deposits containing minerals consistent with weathered volcanic ash in a northern region of Mars called Arabia Earth. They estimate that the volcanic ash observed in this region is the result of between 1,000 and 2,000 individual explosive eruptions […]

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Image of people relaxing near volcanic eruptions changed

Social media users share an image of people relaxing in a hot spring, while the northern light and volcanic eruptions can be seen in the background. “Only in Iceland can you get this once in a lifetime view,” the caption reads This image was shared on September 10, 2021 by a Facebook user. This image […]

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Volcanic secrets revealed – sciencedaily

Lava samples have revealed new truth about the geological makeup of the earth’s crust and may have implications for volcanic eruption early warning systems, a study led by the University of Queensland has found. UQ vulcanologist Dr Teresa Ubide said it was previously understood that the cooled lava from so-called “hot spot” volcanoes was “virgin” […]

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The biggest volcanic eruptions of all time

For hard evidence of nature’s ability to degenerate into catastrophic disaster, look no further than the volcano. These metaphorical portals to hell, which currently number around 1,500 worldwide, not only spew volcanic ash and lava, but can dramatically alter the climate and course of world events. Most are stratovolcanoes, cone-shaped elevations built over time from […]

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Durable upright bourbon, impeccably marbled Wagyu and volcanic sand sheets

Did you know… That they make sustainable bourbon in the middle of Nevada? That you don’t need the strength of a superhero to climb 36 cans of beer to the top of a mountain? Can this volcanic sand do wonders for your restful sleep? You will be. Once you’ve delved into today’s Wanted List, containing […]

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Volcanic eruptions may have caused the first “puffs” of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere – ScienceDaily

A new analysis of 2.5 billion-year-old Australian rocks reveals that volcanic eruptions may have stimulated population surges of marine microorganisms, creating the first breaths of oxygen in the atmosphere. This would change the existing stories of Earth’s early atmosphere, which assumed that most changes in the early atmosphere were controlled by geological or chemical processes. […]

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Low-cost sensors measure exposure to volcanic smog in real time

When the Kīlauea volcano erupted in 2018, lava covered parts of the island of Hawaii, but volcanic smog, known as “vog”, flooded it. The vog contained dangerous levels of fine particulates and sulfur dioxide, which threatened the health of the population downwind of the island. In a new study, a team of scientists used a […]

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Bad astronomy | Volcanic eruption in 1257 AD finally pinned on the Simalas volcano

A titanic volcanic eruption in AD 1257 spat out colossal amounts of ash, sulfur and glassy pumice, and affected the climate over the course of the whole planet. It was one of the biggest, if not the biggest, eruptions of the past 7,000 years, and there’s literally evidence of it from pole to pole. Corn… […]

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Visit volcanic deposits, landslide rubble and more in southern Alberta

With scorching temperatures expected this weekend, what could be better than getting into an air-conditioned vehicle and going on a road trip through Alberta? Calgary geologist Dale Leckie, author of The Scenic Geology of Alberta: A Roadside Hiking and Tourism Guide has suggestions on what to visit. He joined The stretch Thursday to share some […]

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Volcanic eruptions, ash will cool further due to climate change: study

While the effects of global climate change are fully visible across the globe, scientists believe the climate crisis may also amplify the atmospheric cooling effects of single volcanic eruptions while reducing the impact of smaller eruptions, a researcher revealed on Thursday. new search. Scientists at Cambridge University and the UK Met Office have examined how […]

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Geomythology looks to ancient stories for clues of scientific truth

Huntington: Everyone loves a good story, especially if it’s based on something true. Consider the Greek legend of Titanomachy, in which the Olympian gods, led by Zeus, defeat the previous generation of immortals, the Titans. As the Greek poet Hesiod said, this conflict is a gripping story – and it can preserve kernels of truth. […]

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Dinosaur bones became griffins, volcanic eruptions were godfights – geomythology turns to ancient stories for clues of scientific truth

(THE CONVERSATION) Everyone loves a good story, especially if it’s based on something true. Consider the Greek legend of Titanomachy, in which the Olympian gods, led by Zeus, defeat the previous generation of immortals, the Titans. As the Greek poet Hesiod said, this conflict is a compelling story – and it can preserve kernels of […]

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Dixie Fire forces closure of Lassen Volcanic National Park

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle’s weekly travel newsletter! Register here. An emergency shutdown was issued Thursday for Lassen Volcanic National Park as the Dixie fire raged north and set the forest on the east side of the park ablaze. The closure “guarantees firefighters unhindered access to all areas of the park,” […]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park (July 14)

The scenery this afternoon was strange. The trail passed through severely burnt areas, with the addition of smoke from a wildfire miles away. I’ve learned that some wildfires burn more than others, incinerating growth to varying degrees. This area seemed to have been completely decimated by a past fire, only bare logs remained standing. The […]

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How to plan a vacation to the beautiful volcanic island of Jeju in South Korea

Jeju Island is easily accessible from Seoul, and it is also one of the largest in Korea. It is common for national vacation destinations to be different from international vacation destinations in the same country. In Australia, Australians camp on the Murray or the Grampians, while international tourists in Australia want to visit Ayer’s Rock […]

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Tarso Toussidé – Volcanic massif

The Tarso Toussidé volcanic massif is featured in this false color composite image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2019), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Tarso Toussidé, capped by the (potentially active) Toussidé stratovolcano, is located at the western end of the Tibesti Mountains in Chad. With […]

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Visit the tropical volcanic wonderland of Reunion Island

This Jurassic-like island landscape is one of the most fascinating in the world, and there is plenty to do for interested travelers. Reunion Island is a French island off the coast of Madagascar and is a lush, volcanic tropical paradise that seems straight out of Jurassic Park. Unlike many other legacies of the old empires […]

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Scientists name the underwater volcanic massif after landmarks featured in the Lord of the Rings trilogy

Sonar image of the “Eye of Sauron” volcano and nearby seamounts on the seabed southwest of … [+] Christmas Island. Phil Vandenbossche & Nelson Kuna / CSIRO Inspired by the description of Mordor, presented in JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings saga as a kingdom of black volcanic plains surrounding the active volcano Mount Doom, […]

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AIR DATE | Special documentary NAPLES: Under The Volcanic Threat

Between Vesuvius, the Aeolian Islands and Etna, Italy is home to some of the riskiest volcanoes on the planet. Today, all experts agree that the Naples region is exposed to a major threat – an impending eruption. But no one can say when it will happen and where the danger will come from. How to […]

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How volcanic mountains cool the climate

Through subtle changes and tugs across the planet, activity on Earth perpetually works to balance the global thermostat, from leaves sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere to polar ice reflecting the sun’s rays back into it. space. Today, scientists have delved into another source of long-term climatic equilibrium: the formation of volcanic mountain ranges. […]