Volcanoes

Fukutoku-Okanoba Explodes
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Fukutoku-Okanoba Explodes

The eruption of an underwater volcano near South Iwo Jima sent a plume soaring into flight paths and created an expansive raft of floating rock.

Published Aug 25, 2021

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Fagradalsfjall Continues to Erupt
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Fagradalsfjall Continues to Erupt

Lava flows from the Icelandic volcano were estimated to cover a total area of 3 square kilometers, three months after the eruption began.

Published Jun 29, 2021

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Lava Flows From Fagradalsfjall
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Lava Flows From Fagradalsfjall

The landscape around the volcano in Iceland changes daily, as lava piles up and spreads across valley floors.

Published May 12, 2021

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A Curious Case of Clouds in Iceland
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A Curious Case of Clouds in Iceland

Waves in the atmosphere can form for a variety of reasons, from rugged topography to the collision of air masses.

Published May 6, 2021

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Rock and Glass Shards Blanket La Soufriére
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Rock and Glass Shards Blanket La Soufriére

Following several explosive eruptions on the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent, volcanic ash poses myriad hazards in the air and on the ground.

Published Apr 28, 2021

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