Volcanoes

Fire and Ice in Kamchatka
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Fire and Ice in Kamchatka

Bezymianny, a stratovolcano in Russia's Far East, ejected a towering plume that streaked the snow with dark ash.

Published Jun 10, 2022

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Young, Active Bagana Volcano
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Young, Active Bagana Volcano

A large conical volcano in Papua New Guinea has been built up from prolific lava flows over the last 300 to 500 years.

Published Jun 1, 2022

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Manam Volcano, Papua New Guinea
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Manam Volcano, Papua New Guinea

The collision of the Australian and Pacific plates produces complex tectonics, and many active volcanoes in Papua New Guinea.

Published May 27, 2022

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Submarine Eruption of Kavachi Volcano
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Submarine Eruption of Kavachi Volcano

Kavachi Volcano in the Southwest Pacific Solomon Islands—where hammerhead sharks prowl—has entered an active phase of eruption.

Published May 16, 2022

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Tonga Volcano Plume Reached the Mesosphere
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Tonga Volcano Plume Reached the Mesosphere

The plume from Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai behaved like a mega-thunderstorm that rose 58 kilometers (38 miles) into the atmosphere.

Published Feb 16, 2022

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