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Great Smokey Mountains National Park, mayoral candidates, Cawthorn

Visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains have been urged to save plants and animals for science Associated press, 03/03/2022 Help find new creatures! GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its nonprofit science research partner, Discover Life in America, need the public’s help with their Smokies Most Wanted program. The initiative […]

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Explore Guatemala, the megadiverse country with 37 volcanoes

One of nineteen megadiverse countries in the world, Guatemala is so rich in natural wonders that even its currency – the Quetzal – is named after a tropical bird. With so much nature to discover, including 37 volcanoes, 5 lakes and 360 microclimates, the nation is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with a sense of adventure. […]

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Four Colorado volcanic sites that provide insight into the state’s historic past

After 50 years of little activity, the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, Spain sent a plume of toxic smoke into the sky in 2021. The eruption devastated the surrounding area with a barrage of ash and molten lava which did not end for 85 days. Natural disasters like this may seem quite remote from […]

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The 5 volcanoes that make up the Big Island of Hawaii

Nicknamed the “Aloha State”, The state of Hawaii is located approximately 3,200 km southwest of the contiguous United States in the Pacific Ocean. It is the only American state located outside the North American continent. The eight main islands of Hawaii, namely Hawai’i, Maui, O’ahu, Kaua’i, Moloka’i, Lana’i, Ni’ihau and Kaho’olawe, were formed by volcanic […]

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Winds lift volcanic ash from Alaska’s 1912 eruption

Ash drifts around the barabaras (mud houses) of Katmai village after Novarupta erupted in June 1912. Katmai’s New Russian Orthodox Church is visible in the background. (GC Martin/US Geological Survey) Volcano scientists issued an alert on Wednesday, warning that an ash cloud – from an eruption more than a century ago – was heading towards […]

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COVID-19 outbreak may pose threat to wild mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

A COVID-19[female[feminine According to a modeling study published in Scientist Reports. SARS-CoV-2 infections have already been identified among captive western lowland gorillas, however, the potential risk COVID-19 poses to wild monkeys, including endangered mountain gorillas, is not light. Fernando Colchero and his colleagues simulated the likelihood that an outbreak of COVID-19 in a population of […]

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Magnificent views and a tranquil lifestyle in Leura | Blue Mountain Gazette

news, property, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, for sale, real estate, chapman real estate 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATH | 2 CAR This peaceful property is perfectly positioned to enjoy the Blue Mountains National Park and its extensive bush walks and magnificent views. The magnificent one-level wooden residence has a Colorbond roof and airy verandas […]

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A 24 km hike through thick forests, mountains and streams

Deep in the Sainj Valley in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, a polling station that can only be reached after a strenuous 24 km hike through a track that crosses high altitude valleys, streams fed by glaciers and thick forests rich in wildlife and biodiversity, is worthy of grabbing the national spotlight. The polling […]

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Lassen volcanic highway closed to through traffic for winter season – Red Bluff Daily News

MINERAL – The road to Lassen Volcanic National Park is closed to traffic during the winter and the snow season in the spring, as autumn storms continue to bring rain, snow and ice to the road to high altitude. The park remains open throughout the snow season. Vehicle access is limited to one mile from […]

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The disease may pose a threat to wild mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles isolated from a patient. Credit: NIAID A COVID-19 outbreak among wild mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, could lead to population collapse, according to a modeling study published in Scientific reports. SARS-CoV-2 infections have previously been identified among captive western lowland gorillas, however, the potential risk […]

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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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Seismic “telescope” reveals titanic tree-like plume fueling Earth’s volcanoes

About 75% of the world’s volcanoes live along the aptly named Ring of Fire. It’s logic. Squeezing a boundary between tectonic plates, the Ring of Fire is an open seam within the planet. But then there’s Hawaii, a chain of volcanic islands right in the middle of the Pacific Plate, far from any border. What […]

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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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Sierra Nevada mountains – WorldAtlas

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, sometimes referred to as the “Range of Light,” are one of the most beautiful continuous mountain ranges in the United States. Although the Rockies are the longest mountain range in the United States, the Sierra Nevada is the longest continuous, unified mountain range. The mountain range is located in the western […]

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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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Get a close look at Kīlauea Volcano in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Last volcanic eruption

Photo by B. Carr for USGS When I was younger the volcanoes seemed so cold with all the glowing magma and seemingly slow lava. In adulthood, the idea of ​​a volcanic eruption is terrifying. And if you haven’t heard it, there is one right now. KÄ«lauea volcano in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park began to erupt […]

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6 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains During Fall | WJHL

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – The air is starting to cool and the leaves are starting to change. Fall is here, and for those of you looking for something fun to do, we’ve put together a list of six things to do in the Smoky Mountains to help you enjoy all that fall has to offer. […]

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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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In Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, witness the power of the Earth

Each piece begins with a bird’s-eye view of the history and impact of a unique American site, then zooms in to reveal the experience on the ground. In this article, Hawaii-based writer Catherine Toth Fox explores the fiery magic of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. © Michael Parkin, Folio Art 35,000 feet: the beginnings of Hawaii […]

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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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Alberta renames a landmark in the Rocky Mountains

A prominent landmark, top center, near the summit of Mount Charles Stewart in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, is shown near Canmore, Alta. On September 3, 2020. The feature film, whose former name is was considered by many to be misogynist and racist, will henceforth be known by his original name “Anû Kathâ ÃŽpa”, or […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Death of 2020 Was Second Bear-Related Death in Park History | WJHL

NORTH CAROLINA (WATE) – Nearly a year after the remains of an Illinois man were found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the North Carolina chief medical examiner reports that Patrick Madura has died of following a trauma caused by a bear. In September 2020, Madura’s remains were found by backpackers near the Hazel […]

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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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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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China’s Qilian Mountains National Park has spotted more than 70 new species of wildlife in the past decade

A Chinese national park in the Qilian Mountains has discovered more than 70 new species of wildlife in the past ten years. The park, which is part of the country’s key protection project, is now experiencing better ecological recovery. Photo: screenshot from Pear video A Chinese national park in the Qilian Mountains has discovered more […]

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Protecting Native Wildlife in the Santa Monica Mountains | New

The Santa Monica Mountains Native Plant Nursery has existed in near obscurity since its inception 20 years ago on National Park Service lands at the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) in Newbury Park. His goal was to grow native plants for use in ecological restoration projects in the Santa Monica Mountains, but not […]

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Highlands author reviews popular San Gabriel Mountains hiking guide – Daily Bulletin

When David Harris walked the trails of nearly every known hike in the vast San Gabriel Mountains, he was literally walking in the footsteps of a legend. The relentless effort of roughly 2017-2020 paid off when Harris updated John W. Robinson’s popular book, “Trails of the Angeles: 100 Hikes in the San Gabriel Mountains,” was […]

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park sees largest drop in attendance since 1966

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / [email protected] / 2019 Visitors try to get a glimpse of Halemaumau Crater through the haze at the Steaming Bluff Viewpoint in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Visitor arrivals at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park fell about 57% as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on tourism statewide. The park reported last week that only […]

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Volunteers monitor the volcanoes of the Antilles | Opinion

Erouscilla Joseph is actively working when I contact her via Zoom at the end of February. As Director of the Seismic Research Center (SRC) at the University of the West Indies, she is responsible for a center that currently monitors at least 13 potentially active volcanoes in the region. And one of them is erupting. […]

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UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions About Physical Geography

In this article, get the 10 most important questions on the subject of the mountains of India of Indian geography. Candidates for the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021 exams can solve these questions to test their knowledge of this geography topic. The Himalayas are the young folded mountains. It is the highest mountain range in […]

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The main types of mountains – the ups and downs of the Earth

Mountains have always played a central role in human culture, but it is only recently that we have understood how they form and develop. To this day, these magnificent reliefs still hold many secrets. There are several ways to analyze and classify mountains depending on your science discipline. Here we will describe in detail some […]

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Mountains: crucial ecosystems for wildlife and humanity

ANKARA-Anadolu Agency Mountain ecosystems, which are home to unique habitats, endemic wildlife species and also play a crucial role in human life, are subject to a number of threats. class=”cf”> In 2003, the United Nations General Assembly designated December 11 as “International Mountain Day” to encourage the international community to organize events to highlight the […]

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10 of the biggest “super volcanoes” – HeritageDaily

A supervolcano is classified as a volcano with an eruption magnitude of 8, the largest Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) value where the volume of deposits for that eruption is greater than 1,000 cubic kilometers (240 cubic miles) . Supervolcanoes occur when mantle magma rises in the crust and is unable to break through a fissure […]