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A retired programmer.

Volcano Extract 25 July 2014

Extracted from the QVSData Weekly Geophysical Report for 25 July 2014 Volcanoes Volcano information gathered from various sources, including the Smithsonian Weekly Volcanic Activity Report from which confirmation of reports is taken. A volcano is only included in the listing … Continue reading

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Earth & Sky: Planets Align During Volcanic Eruption

Reproduced from an article: By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor | July 22, 2014 09:58am ET Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania is the only volcano on Earth that gushes natrocarbonatite lava. Credit: George Seielstad.(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version) … Continue reading

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Volcanoes W/E 06 June 2014

Volcanoes Volcano information gathered from various sources, including the Smithsonian Weekly Volcanic Activity Report from which confirmation of reports is taken. A volcano is only included in the listing if there is significant ash above 1km height (white/steam clouds are … Continue reading

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Chaparrastique [San Miquel] Volcano erupts

Volcan Chaparrastique (San Miquel) erupted on Sunday. Click the image to go to the source where there are 17 images (Click the Image for a larger/clearer version) A new eruption began at the volcano this morning at 10:50 am local … Continue reading

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Islet on Japanese coast created by volcanic eruption expected to remain for several years

Scientists believe that the islet which rose up from the waters off the coast of Japan due to a volcanic eruption last month may become a permanent fixture, at least for now. The small island, 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo … Continue reading

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BYU geologists discover ‘super volcano’ in Utah

Geologists at Brigham Young University have discovered what may be the world’s largest “super” volcano that erupted in Utah’s own backyard. While there are a variety of volcanoes that blast away in different ways, super volcanic eruptions are the biggest … Continue reading

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Volcano Sends Pillar Of Fire 1,000m Into Sky

Source: Sky News With a pillar of fire stretching up into the clouds, this spectacular image captures the moment a volcano erupted in remote Russia. (Click the Image for a slightly larger/clearer version) The dramatic picture of Klyuchevskoy was captured … Continue reading

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