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Water content controls depth of magma storage under many volcanoes, study finds

Water content controls depth of magma storage under many volcanoes, study finds A possible key to better eruption predictions overturns conventional theory Water content controls how deep magma is stored beneath active volcanoes, a new study finds. Here, lead author Daniel Rasmussen of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory collects volcanic ash from the Fisher Caldera […]

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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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Ukraine and Russia blame the ceasefire | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for failing to provide safe passage for civilians fleeing two towns besieged and shelled by Russian forces, on the 10th day of a war that has fueled Europe’s biggest humanitarian disaster in decades . The war, which began with the invasion of Russia on February 24, sent nearly […]

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Hewitt wants Kyrgios for Davis Cup return | Blue Mountains Gazette

Lleyton Hewitt wants Nick Kyrgios to end his three-year absence from the Davis Cup in 2022, adamant one of tennis’ aficionados is part of Australia’s top team. Kyrgios will sit out this weekend’s qualifier against Hungary, with the 26-year-old fending off an approach by team captain Hewitt to play in Sydney due to fixtures in […]

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Focus on Ukraine as host of published data | Blue Mountains Gazette

A host of business figures and a Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting are expected to be overshadowed by events in Ukraine this week. Australian stocks are set to gain a head start in the week after Wall Street saw something of a relief rally on Friday to wrap up a volatile week of trading […]

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Rainbows over computer generated mountains

The iconic album cover of “Kid A”, designed by the mercurial Stanley Donwood Credits: Radiohead Public Library In true Radiohead fashion, this album offered a soundscape that was as inhospitable as it was unexpected. The recording process, led by Jonny Greenwood, used synthesizers, keyboards, drum machines and stompboxes to produce unconventional sounds in […]

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US set to release $3.5 billion for Afghan aid | Blue Mountains Gazette

The administration of US President Joe Biden is seeking to release half of the Afghan central bank’s US$7 billion (A$9.8 billion) frozen assets on US soil to help the Afghan people while restraining the remains to possibly satisfy terrorism-related lawsuits against the Taliban, White House says. Biden signed an executive order declaring a national emergency […]

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USGS places four US volcanoes on high watch due to increased unrest

Despite the recent focus on Tonga’s main volcanic eruption, the USGS continues to monitor volcanoes in the United States. Currently four are at high Watch/Orange status due to activity altogether. (Photo: Getty Images) Volcanoes placed in high standby/orange status Great Sitkin Volcano, Pavlof, Semisopochnoi and Kilauea are the four volcanoes showing signs of unrest or […]

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Russian Central Bank Calls For Crypto Ban | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia’s central bank has proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability, the well-being of citizens and its monetary policy sovereignty. The move is the latest in a global crackdown on cryptocurrency as governments from Asia to North America fear highly volatile digital currencies operated by the […]

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An explosive volcanic eruption triggered an hour-long thunderstorm • Earth.com

The January 2020 eruption of the Taal volcano in the Philippines became electrified and caused a thunderstorm lasting several hours, with thousands of cloud-to-ground lightning strikes. A new study conducted by the United States Geological Surveythe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Vaisala Inc. highlight how advances in global lightning detection may provide new ways […]

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Southern Crazy Mountains Land Swap Completed | Environment

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Australian robots to build the world’s solar farms | Blue Mountains Gazette

Already making panel blocks that unfold like a solar accordion, 5B engineers say robots can build the world’s solar farms even faster, safely and more cheaply. The company says its flagship product, the pre-engineered, portable ‘Maverick’, can already deploy up to 10 times faster and generate up to twice as much energy using the same […]

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Sonic boom, earthquake, tsunami waves: Why Tonga’s volcanic eruption was no easy feat | world news

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano in the southern Pacific island of Tonga was no small feat. It triggered tsunami waves in the Pacific and choked Tonga in dust. Watch: “Stay away from the coast…”, a volcanic eruption triggers panic Saturday’s eruption was so powerful it was recorded around the world and […]

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Tonga Tsunami: What Are Underwater Or Submarine Volcanoes And How They Erupt

New Delhi: On Saturday January 15, an explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano occurred, triggering a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean. The Undersea Volcano, also called Undersea Volcano, is located in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago of more than 170 islands in the South Pacific Ocean 2,000 km northeast of […]

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Tsunami in Tonga: Swells triggered by an underwater volcanic eruption damage docks and drift boats in coastal areas of SoCal

VENTURA, Calif. (KABC) — Although there was no major damage from a tsunami wave triggered by an undersea volcanic eruption in the South Pacific on Saturday, some coastal areas in Southern California have definitely seen its effects. In Ventura, the tsunami’s strong swell tore through a harbor and swept several boats with it. “It was […]

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Tonga tsunami: Families fear for loved ones who fled waves of volcanic eruption

Residents of Tonga raised serious concerns on Saturday night after tsunami waves hit the island nation following a volcanic eruption. As sunlight gave way to darkness, Tongans fled to higher ground and relatives in New Zealand desperately tried to reach their loved ones. Report by Torika Tokalau, Skara Bohny, Hannah Martin and Stephanie Ockhuysen. Lavinia […]

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Are you looking for a loan with no credit check? Well, there is no need to look any further because this article contains all of the information you require. Most credit unions may request copies of your credit reports to assess how you have handled debt in the past. These facts are used by these […]

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Best Online Bad Credit Loans & Payday Loans With Guaranteed Approval in 2021

Having a bad credit history is one of the most stressful situations you may ever find yourself in. Finding a lender in these situations can be difficult, time-consuming, and even aggravating. Emergencies can occur at any point in time. You never know when you’ll need extra cash, whether you’re behind on your obligations, suffer a […]

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COVID cases in India set to reach new heights | Blue Mountain Gazette

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 117,100, a five-fold increase in one week and is on track to surpass its previous peak of infection as the rapidly spreading Omicron variant replaces Delta in cities . Government officials have said privately they are working under the assumption that daily infections will […]

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EARTH 2021: From extreme weather conditions to volcanic eruptions, these images highlight another year on our planet … | Weather blog

Land from another world Extreme winter weather causes power outages in the United States Texas and other central states set records for cold temperatures in a persistent blast of arctic air. Break in Brunt Two years after its fracture, an iceberg twice the size of Chicago broke away from an Antarctic pack ice. Fagradalsfjall erupts […]

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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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Omicron fixes 1,000 additional flights in the United States | Blue Mountain Gazette

U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights on Boxing Day as crews grounded amid an increase in COVID-19 infections, causing misery for thousands of Christmas travelers. Commercial airlines had canceled 1,001 flights within, to or from the United States by mid-afternoon, according to a count on flight tracking site FlightAware.com. It was the third day […]

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Trump asks court to block January 6 tapes | Blue Mountain Gazette

Former President Donald Trump has asked the United States Supreme Court to block the release of White House documents requested by the House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly Jan.6 attack on the Capitol. Trump’s request on Thursday came two weeks after the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled […]

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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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The call to the mountains

A versatile teenager on ‘Mission Sahas’Kaamya Karthikeyan, 14, is the recipient of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Shakti Puraskar in 2021. Daughter of Indian Navy Commander S Karthikeyan and Lavanya Karthikeyan, Kaamya’s encounter with the mountains began when her mother made a unscheduled trip to Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu due to sudden roadblock on […]

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Migrant truck crash in Mexico kills 54 | Blue Mountain Gazette

Fifty-four people were killed after the truck they were in in Mexico overturned in one of the worst crashes involving migrants trying to reach the United States. The trailer opened, knocking people over, when the truck crashed into a sharp bend outside the Chiapas state town of Tuxtla Gutierrez, according to footage of Aftermath and […]

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“Mountains Can’t Stop River”: China Responds to Australian Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics | World news

Hours after Australia announced its decision to follow the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics in 2022, the Chinese Embassy in Australia reacted to the move and said the responsibility lies with the United States. Australian side to resolve the “current situation” in the ties between the two countries. “The mountains […]

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Study: Emergency managers should plan for volcanic eruptions in the southwest

The southwestern United States has thousands of volcanoes that have only been active for a very short time, and a new analysis published in the journal Geosphere urges emergency managers to be aware of the potential for additional volcanic activity. The study’s authors counted 2,229 volcanoes in 37 volcanic fields located in the southwestern United […]

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How the Mount Baker volcanic eruption would impact Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley

With widespread flooding in the Fraser Valley and critical mountain roads to the rest of the province and Canada cut off by washouts and landslides, November 2021 has been a tough month for British Columbia, but a reminder brutal that this corner of the world is prone to a number of natural disaster risks. Although […]

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Extensive survey of over 1,800 “young” monogenetic volcanoes in the Southwestern United States

A view of the crater of Dotsero volcano, a monogenetic volcano that erupted in Colorado about 4,000 years ago. Credit: Greg Valentine Study presents extensive investigation of monogenetic volcanoes less than 2.58 million years old in the southwestern United States. They were born. They live once, erupting for a period that can last for days, […]

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Examining the Over 1,800 “Young” Volcanoes of the Southwestern United States

A view of the crater of Dotsero volcano, a monogenetic volcano that erupted in Colorado about 4,000 years ago. Credit: Greg Valentine They were born. They live once, erupting for a period that can last for days, years, or decades. Then they darken and die. This story describes the life of a monogenetic volcano, a […]

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USGS monitors four U.S. volcanoes showing signs of activity and unrest

The USGS continues to closely monitor volcanoes around the United States, with four now at Orange / Watch elevated due to noted activity on all four of them. The Great Sitkin, Pavlof, Semisopochnoi and Kilauea are the four volcanoes showing signs of trouble. With the exception of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, which remains yellow / advisory, […]

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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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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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Inside volcanoes, in front of trains: 10 stunning football fields around the world

It has now been two years since the first wave of the rise of the novel coronavirus in China was flatly ignored by virtually everyone. This has changed. We are now trying to follow the infection curves, to immerse ourselves in vaccine technology, to delve deep into the nature of zoonotics. Because, well, all (and […]

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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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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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Ouachita Mountains – WorldAtlas

The Ouachita Mountains are a mountain range in the south-central United States that stretches approximately 360 kilometers east to west from central Arkansas to southeast Oklahoma. The mountain range takes its name from two Choctaw words meaning “land of the great buffaloes.” The Ouachitas are a continuation of the Ozark Mountains, the two mountain ranges […]

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Everything you always wanted to know about earthquakes | Blue Mountain Gazette

Why did you feel the Victorian earthquake at home /images/transform/v1/crop/frm/e8uBJxuTc2fGAziDArmhm5/1a8d2242-a94c-4561-87d8-11ad660c410d.png/r4_0_1916_1080_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg The 5.9 earthquake was felt from afar. news, national, 2021-09-22T18: 00: 00 + 10: 00 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6273663672001 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6273663672001 You probably didn’t even realize, when you got up this morning, how you don’t know nothing about earthquakes. An earthquake in Victoria, felt as far away as Tasmania […]

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What are the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world

Nature conceals within it a multitude of events and magnificent formations that never cease to amaze us. One of them are volcanoes, a geological structure through which magma emerges and is divided into lava and gas from inside the Earth. Volcanoes can have many shapes and release different materials. There are also many submarine volcanoes […]

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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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Volcanoes act as a safety valve for Earth’s long-term climate – Stabilizing surface temperatures

Continental volcanic arcs such as this one in Kamchatka, Russia are rapidly weathered, leading to the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere over geologic time. Credit: Tom Gernon, University of Southampton Scientists from the University of Southampton have found that vast chains of volcanoes are responsible for both the emission and removal of atmospheric carbon […]

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Volcanoes have acted as a safety valve for Earth’s long-term climate

Continental volcanic arcs like that of Kamchatka, Russia, are rapidly altered, causing CO2 to be removed from the atmosphere over geological time. Credit: Tom Gernon, University of Southampton Scientists at the University of Southampton found that vast chains of volcanoes were responsible for both the emission and then removal of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) over […]

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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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AEG Presents: Rocky Mountains, which performs concerts at the Ball Arena, Ogden Theater and more, will also require proof of vaccination

The group also presents concerts at venues like the 1STBANK Center, Ogden Theater and Gothic Theater. August 12, 2021, 12:45 p.m. On August 12, promoters of AEG international events announced that they would require proof of vaccination at all of its sites in the United States. The group’s Colorado branch, AEG Presents: Rocky Mountains, produces […]

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Scientific guide to the mountains | Training, wildlife and higher peaks

How are mountains formed? Most mountains owe their existence to the movement of tectonic plates, large sections of the earth’s crust. Where two tectonic plates converge, they warp and bend, resulting in the most common type: folded mountains. The Himalayas, for example, are the result of the slow collision of the Asian and Indian plates. […]

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Which islands have the most impressive active volcanoes?

Both islands are known for their active volcanoes and for those who fascinate them, it is a difficult choice to decide which are the best. Iceland and the Hawaiian Islands could not be more contrasted. While the Hawaiian Islands are tropical, Iceland is subarctic. While the natives of the Hawaiian Islands are Polynesians, the Icelanders […]

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How volcanoes can help clean up crypto mining

President of El Salvador Nayib Bukele has made headlines for two reasons: his intention to harness geothermal energy as an alternative energy source and to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. President Bukele tweeted that he had “instructed the president of LaGeoSV to put in place a plan to provide facilities for Bitcoin mining energy from […]

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Can payday loans be made obsolete? With $15 million more, Clair wants to know – TechCrunch

The world seems to move faster every year, and yet, nothing seems slower than the speed at which paychecks are distributed. In the US, work done the day after a pay period will take two weeks just to process, with a check or direct deposit coming a week or two later. For the tens of […]

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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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Underwater volcanoes release enough energy to power an entire continent

Volcanic eruptions deep in our oceans release powerful blasts of energy at a rate high enough to power an entire CONTINENT, study finds Researchers have created a mathematical model to understand underwater eruptions They were found to be spitting up vast clouds of ash which propelled mega plumes of hot air They are powered by […]

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Volcanoes Watching: The Five Volcanoes That Could Erupt As Merapi Explodes In A Fiery Eruption | Sciences | New

Indonesia’s most active volcano, Mount Merapi, erupted just two weeks ago, causing a spectacular red river of lava and scorching clouds of gas flowing 9,850 feet (3 km) along. its slopes. Although no casualties were reported, the sounds of the explosive eruption were audible 18 miles (30 km) away – serving as a timely reminder […]

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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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Deep-sea volcanoes: windows in the basement | NSF

Research News Deep-sea volcanoes: windows in the basement Underwater volcanoes reveal the complexity of seabed microbial life Hydrothermal ventilation at the site of the Brothers volcano cone January 5, 2021 Although hydrothermally active underwater volcanoes make up a large part of Earth’s volcanism and are mineral-rich biological hotspots, very little is known about the microbial […]

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Australia was once home to hundreds of ancient volcanoes. We can finally find out why

Geologically, Australia is a relatively quiet place to live. Earthquakes are rare and typically sweet, and as with volcanoes, there has not been as much as a burp of magma on the continent in thousands of years. It hasn’t always been that way. In fact, the earth is littered with the remains of mysterious eruptions […]

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Why has the east coast had hundreds of volcanoes since the dinosaur era? – ScienceDaily

Australia’s east coast is littered with the remains of hundreds of volcanoes – the most recent only a few thousand years old – and scientists have been unable to explain why so many eruptions occurred in the 1980s. last million years. Today, geoscientists at the University of Sydney have discovered why part of a stable […]

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Eastern Australia has hundreds of enigmatic volcanoes. New research shows how they were formed

The landscape of eastern Australia is dotted with hundreds of extinct volcanoes. They gave birth to an environment to which the Aborigines have been connected for tens of thousands of years, and to the rich soils upon which modern Australia has developed in recent years. a few hundred years. Read more: When the Bullin was […]

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How are mountains formed? – World Atlas

Mountains are formed by movement within the earth’s crust. The crust itself is made up of several large plates, called tectonic plates, which float freely. These huge pieces of the earth’s crust move through molten rock called magma, allowing them to move and collide over time. Even though humans live on the crust, they don’t […]

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Volcanoes where they shouldn’t be? Maybe it’s a coat sponge

Google earth The location and characteristics of most of the world’s volcanoes can be explained with just two recipes for magma production. The melting point of rock is dependent on pressure, so hot mantle rock flowing to the surface can melt when pressure drops. Adding water also lowers the melting point, so water-laden seabed plates […]

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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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How are volcanoes formed? | Facts about volcanoes

The Earth has four main layers. The innermost layer of the Earth is a solid core made of iron. Its outer core is a molten mixture of iron and nickel. These layers are surrounded by the Earth’s mantle, the pasty layer of molten rock that powers Earth’s volcanoes. And finally, the lithosphere consists of 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 […]

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Block mountains archives – universe today

Seeing the size and majesty of the mountains, the ancient humans couldn’t help but feel that they were standing in the presence of something… divine. And in the belief systems of many ancient cultures, it was generally held that mountains were something spiritual – serving either as a home for the gods, or as a […]