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Tag Archives: Volcano
On June 4, 2011 the Cordón Caulle volcano complex in Chile erupted sending volcanic ash high into the atmosphere. A combination of small ash particles, which take a long time to fall to Earth, and the high winds of the … Continue reading
This amazing NASA MODIS satellite photo captures Iceland’s most active volcano, Grímsvötn erupting on May 22, 2011. The image shows the ash column rising above cloud level, casting a shadow to the west. A brown plume of volcanic ash shrouds the southern … Continue reading
Grímsvötn, Iceland’s most active volcano, started erupting Saturday May 21, 2011. Local flights have been grounded, and airlines have been warned the plume of volcanic ash could reach Scotland in a couple of days. The image above shows the eruption cloud drifting … Continue reading
On the subject of Yellowstone, our amazing planet has released this great infographic describing the unique geology of the park. Through illustrations and maps it explores the history of the supervolcano and the potential for a massive eruption. Source: OurAmazingPlanet.com
The supervolcano in Yellowstone national park was in the news this week, with new research based on ‘geoelectric’ measurements indicating the plume of partially molten rock is much larger than previously thought. An earlier study based on seismic waves showed … Continue reading