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  1. Volatile Sakurajima Volcano is a Lightning Laboratory via Yahoo! NewsApr 22 12:55 PM

    Jeffrey Johnson, associate professor of geosciences at Boise State University, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Japan is a country of volcanoes, and Sakurajima is one of its most infamous. Its notoriety stems from its poor behavior in 1914, when powerful explosions and pyroclastic flows forced the evacuation of the small volcanic island.

  2. A spectacular view of Tenerife in the Canary Island shows off its volcanic history. The post Annotated Volcano: A Spectacular View of Tenerife From the ISS appeared first on WIRED .

  3. Volcano implicated in Mayan upheaval

    BBC NewsApr 19 11:18 PM

    Scientists think they can now tie the disruption that hit Mayan civilisation in the 6th Century to an eruption of the El Chichon volcano.

  4. Mexico volcano spits ash on towns

    AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 09:14 AM

    The huge Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City spat burning ash over nearby towns on Monday and forced the closure of an airport, officials said. The giant crater 55 kilometers (34 miles) from the capital belched out a three-kilometer high column of ash, the National Disaster Prevention Center said. The dust covered nearby villages and the central city of Puebla.

  5. An unprecedented scientific collaboration is investigating a massive volcano that stretches across the border of China and North Korea.

  6. An Alaskan volcano that began erupting 10 days ago, belching an ash cloud 20,000 feet (6,906 meters) high that triggered aviation warnings, ended its latest round of seismic activity on Wednesday but may not stay quiet for long, scientists said. Satellite observations showed no evidence of further "eruptive activity" on Mount Pavlof and low levels of seismic activity suggested that the volcano ...

  7. Mexican volcano spews ash on nearby towns

    Washington PostApr 18 10:33 PM

    Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano has seen a dramatic overnight explosion that sent ash blowing over the major city of Puebla directly to the east, forcing closure of the city’s airport.

  8. Reporter Rae Wilson after the 4km hike up Pacaya Volcano near Antigua in Guatemala. Rae Wilson

  9. An unprecedented scientific collaboration is investigating Mount Paektu, a massive volcano that stretches across the border of China and North Korea.

  10. Distant Volcanic Roars Reveal Eruption Hazards via Yahoo! NewsApr 06 08:39 AM

    The roar of a volcano erupting on a remote Alaska island reveals important details about the blast, such as its size and location, a new study reports. Armed with this new information, scientists in Alaska are listening to volcanoes to better pinpoint eruption hazards. "Sound waves are very good at telling you about how, when and where a volcano is erupting," said lead study author David Fee, a...

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