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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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. […]

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

[ad_1] 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? […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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EXPLAINER: Great dangers loom for the Spanish volcanic island

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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La Palma evacuates dependent people due to risk of volcanic eruption

[ad_1] 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. […]

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Iceland’s longest volcanic eruption in half a century

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Canary Islands’ volcanic secrets revealed with lava samples

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Chinese moon rock studies include fusion energy analysis and volcanic history

[ad_1] 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 […]

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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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Volcanic secrets revealed – sciencedaily

[ad_1] 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 […]

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The biggest volcanic eruptions of all time

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Durable upright bourbon, impeccably marbled Wagyu and volcanic sand sheets

[ad_1] 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, […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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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

[ad_1] 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. […]

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Visit volcanic deposits, landslide rubble and more in southern Alberta

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Geomythology looks to ancient stories for clues of scientific truth

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] (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 […]

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Dixie Fire forces closure of Lassen Volcanic National Park

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park (July 14)

[ad_1] 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. […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Tarso Toussidé – Volcanic massif

[ad_1] 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. […]

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Visit the tropical volcanic wonderland of Reunion Island

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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AIR DATE | Special documentary NAPLES: Under The Volcanic Threat

[ad_1] 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 […]

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How volcanic mountains cool the climate

[ad_1] 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 […]