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Adventuresinpoortaste   01 January 2020   World  
<p>The ground beneath our feet is constantly changing, and despite those changes taking place over millions of years, we’re able to experience geologic change in much shorter time spans. The last decade has been filled with geologic news, from deadly earthquakes, ...
Science Alert   20 May 2019   World  
<p>Researchers have pinpointed a previously unknown source of volcanoes in the extreme depths of Earth - in the transition zone between the upper and lower mantle.<br />Until now, we thought we had a handle on the ways in which volcanoes form, welling up from ...
Business Insider   07 November 2018   USA   California  
<p>In October, the US Geological Survey released a new report detailing the relative threats posed by volcanoes in the United States. It was the first updated threat assessment since 2005, and officials will use the data to prioritize volcanoes for research ...
The Guardian   25 September 2017   Indonesia   bali  
<p>Nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated from their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.</p><p>Mount Agung, 47 miles (75km) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening ...
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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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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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International Business Times   29 October 2015   Iceland   Iceland  
<p>Iceland's volcanoes could become a new power source for the UK, under new plans expected to be announced by David Cameron on Thursday (29 October). The plan would see the construction of an electricity underwater pipeline between the UK and Iceland within ...
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heraldscotland.com   23 September 2015   Iceland   Vatna Glacier  
<p>A VOLCANIC eruption in Iceland emitted on average three times as much of a toxic gas as all European industry combined, according to new research.</p><p>Scientists from Edinburgh and Leeds universities, along with experts from the Met Office, studied the ...
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Daily Mail   13 July 2015   Mexico   Colima  
<p>Colima Volcano, known as the Volcano of Fire, began erupting on Thursday and has become increasingly active<br />Explosions of incandescent material shot out as far as five miles and ash fell, prompting people to leave their homes<br />The Governor of Colima ...
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watoday.com   04 July 2015   Indonesia   bali  
<p>For the second day running Jetstar and Virgin have cancelled flights to and from Bali as a cloud of volcanic ash drifts towards Denpasar Airport.The ash was thrown into the air when the Mount Ruang volcano erupted on Friday triggering a string of flight ...
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