Tag Archives: Types of volcanic eruptions

Major Volcanic Eruption Kills at Least 14 in Indonesia – NYTimes.com

February 1, 2014 – Mount Sinabung Erupts Killing at Least 14:  An Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months unleashed a major eruption on Saturday, killing 14 people just a day after the authorities allowed thousands of villagers who … Continue reading

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Mount Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in Spectacular Fashion.

August 19, 2013 – Mount Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in Southern Japan: Pictured above, volcanic smoke billows from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima, on the southern Japanese main island of Kyushu Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 (AP). The eruption of the 1,117-meter (3,665-foot) … Continue reading

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BBC News – Sicilian volcano Mount Etna erupts again

April 29, 2013 – Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, has begun erupting again:  It is the third time the Sicilian volcano has erupted in the past month.  Etna seems to be on an 11 days cycle of eruptions and this … Continue reading

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An Iceland Volcano Erupts.

March 10, 2013 – Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul on April 17, 2010:  Let us not forget the extreme power of the Icelandic Volcanoes. They disrupted air traffic in Europe for several … Continue reading

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Super Volcanoes of New Zealand and the World.

February 18, 2013 – The Volcanoes of New Zealand and The World: The Lake Taupo Volcano is situated on the North Island of New Zealand (see map). It has a surface area of 616 square kilometers (238 square miles), and is … Continue reading

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When and Where Will the Next Mega-Volcano Strike?

January 23, 2013 – Remembering the Mighty: Pictured above, Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from the volcano in Eyjafjallajokul. Smoke billows from an erupting volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier on April 14, 2010 near the Icelandic capital, … Continue reading

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Mount Katla is a Sleeping Catastrophe.

January 5, 2013 – Mount Katla is a Sleeping Catastrophe: After watching part I of the PBS series on “Doomsday” volcanoes, I felt compelled to publish a piece on Mount Katla. Pictured above, is the very disruptive and ten times … Continue reading

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