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Global News   19 December 2017   Ecuador  
<p>A little-known active stratovolcano erupted in a fiery explosion in the Amazonian Andes of Ecuador known as 'Reventador' in early December. Reventador is Spanish for 'troublemaker'.<br />British volcano photographer Dr. Richard Roscoe documented the spectacular ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   28 November 2017   Indonesia   bali  
<p>BALI holiday plans have already been thrown into turmoil but Indonesia has warned that the first major eruption of Mount Agung on the tourist island hasn’t happened yet and is imminent as a muddy lava spews from the volcano.<br></p><p>“What we are seeing ...
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<p>Alaska's tiny Bogoslof volcano erupted again Monday morning, sending an ash cloud about 6 miles into the sky.<br><br>The "significant explosive eruption" started around 10 a.m. on the remote island in the Bering Sea, northwest of Unalaska Island, and continued ...
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BBC NEWS   04 October 2016   Mexico   Americas  
<p>Ash and thick black smoke rose from the volcano, 300 miles (482km) west of Mexico City. A flow of lava could be seen pouring down its slopes.</p> <p>More than 350 villagers living in La Yerbabuena and La Becerrera at the foot of the mountain were moved ...
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Businness Insider   26 May 2016   Italy   Mt. Etna  
<p>CATANIA, Italy (Reuters) - Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, has once again erupted, spewing red torrents of lava into the sky.</p>
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CBS NEWS   28 March 2016   USA   Alaska  
<p>ANCHORAGE, Alaska- Strong winds Monday pushed an ash cloud from an Alaska volcano into the heart of the state, grounding flights and limiting travel to western and northern communities off the road system.<br />Pavlof Volcano, one of Alaska's most active ...
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<p><br />The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Tuesday evening posted a video of a new eruption at Rinc&oacute;n de la Vieja Volcano, located in Guanacaste province.</p> <p>The explosion was recorded at around 4:20 p.m. ...
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The Guardian   05 February 2016   Japan   Sakourajima volcano  
<p>A volcano has erupted in southern Japan, sending an orange burst into the sky and lava rolling down the mountain.<br />The country&rsquo;s meteorological agency said Sakurajima erupted at about 7pm local time (10am GMT). The public broadcaster NHK showed ...
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The Indian Express   03 February 2016   Antarctic   Antarctic  
<p>Australian scientists have witnessed the rare eruption of an Antarctic volcano off the coast of the frozen continent. The scientists from Australia&rsquo;s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) filmed the volcanic event by ...
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WIRED   02 December 2015   Nicaragua   Momotombo volcano  
<p>LAST NIGHT NICARAGUA&rsquo;S Momotombo started its first eruption since 1905. The vigorous Strombolian eruption (see above and below) produced an impressive lava fountain along with a dark ash plume over the area near Lake Managua.</p> <p>Local reports ...
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