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El Hierro Submarine Volcano Eruption

El Hierro Submarine Volcano Eruption
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El Hierro Submarine Volcano Eruption

Four months after the eruption began, the submarine volcano is growing ever closer to the water surface.

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Tremors, Eruption at El Hierro Subsiding?
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Tremors, Eruption at El Hierro Subsiding?

The eruption may be quieting, but the water is still swirling with debris.

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El Hierro Still Churning the Sea
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El Hierro Still Churning the Sea

The submarine eruption at El Hierro is turning the waters around the island into a jacuzzi-like mineral bath.

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El Hierro Submarine Eruption
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El Hierro Submarine Eruption

An underwater volcano in the Canary Islands turned waters green as it injected a plume of gas and crushed rock across the sea surface in October 2011.

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