Eruption at La Palma

Cumbre Vieja, one of two volcanoes on La Palma, is one of the most active volcanoes in the Canaries.
Eruption Continues at La Palma
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Eruption Continues at La Palma

Cumbre Vieja volcano is making its presence felt from above and below.

Published Oct 9, 2021

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Ash and Cloud Rings Over La Palma
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Ash and Cloud Rings Over La Palma

As the Cumbre Vieja eruption continued into its second week, satellites captured images of some remarkable moments in the skies above the volcano.

Published Oct 5, 2021

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Lava Burns a Path Through La Palma
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Lava Burns a Path Through La Palma

A slow-moving wall of basaltic lava is bulldozing its way through communities on one of the Canary Islands.

Published Sep 27, 2021

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Cumbre Vieja Lights Up the Night
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Cumbre Vieja Lights Up the Night

An astronaut photograph shows the proximity of a volcanic eruption to nearby cities on the Spanish island of La Palma.

Published Sep 24, 2021

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