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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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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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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. […]