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National Emergency Commission lifts two road closures near Turrialba Volcano - The Tico Times

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 5:08pm

The Tico Times

National Emergency Commission lifts two road closures near Turrialba Volcano
The Tico Times
Later that day he will inspect evacuation routes and hold a meeting with the mayors of all cantons in the surroundings of the volcano. CNE's most recent report states Turrialba volcano maintains low activity, consisting mainly of small eruptions of gas ...

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Extent of Moon's giant volcanic eruption is revealed - Astronomy Magazine

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 12:33pm

Astronomy Magazine

Extent of Moon's giant volcanic eruption is revealed
Astronomy Magazine
By mapping the radioactive element thorium, which spewed out during the eruption, they discovered that with the help of the Moon's low gravity debris from the unnamed volcano was able to cover an area the size of Scotland, or around 27,000 square miles ...
Map Shows Extent of Moon's Giant Volcanic EruptionLaboratory Equipment
Lunar volcanic eruption was MASSIVERedOrbit
Scientists Create a New Map of Our Moon's Massive Volcanic EruptionScience World Report
Daijiworld.com
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Chile: Volcano Villarrica expels gas and ash in active phase - International Business Times UK

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 6:39am

International Business Times UK

Chile: Volcano Villarrica expels gas and ash in active phase
International Business Times UK
The Villarrica Volcano in southern Chile, which erupted earlier this month before settling down, has entered a more active phase again, expelling gas and ash into the atmosphere, Chilean authorities said on 18 March. Villarrica, located near the ...
Volcano Villarrica rumbling again in southern ChileYahoo News
Chile's Villarrica volcano spews ash in renewed activityGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Sleeping volcano awakesReuters
San Angelo Standard Times
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And how the story of Atlantis may be one of them - BBC News

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 4:18am

And how the story of Atlantis may be one of them
BBC News
When geologist Patrick Nunn first heard this myth, it made sense that it described the volcanic eruption of Nabukelevu, with the associated ash falls on other islands in the Kadavu group. But his scientific investigation of the region concluded that ...

Crazy footage shows volcanic lightning during massive eruption - CNET

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:10am

CNET

Crazy footage shows volcanic lightning during massive eruption
CNET
During a recent volcanic eruption at the highly active Sakurajima volcano on the Japanese island of Kyushu, filmmaker Marc Szeglat captured some pretty incredible footage of a lightning storm generated by the volcano. The Sakurajima volcano became ...
Force of nature: Lightning strikes volcano eruption in jaw-dropping footage ...mirror.co.uk
As if volcanic eruptions aren't extreme enough, these come with lightningWashington Post (blog)

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Chilean Volcano Coated in Ash After Eruption, New Images Show - Yahoo News

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 5:11am

Chilean Volcano Coated in Ash After Eruption, New Images Show
Yahoo News
More than 2,000 people living within the 6-mile-radius (10 kilometers) of Villarrica evacuated as the volcano spewed ash and lava into the sky, according to the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information. There were concerns that heat from the ...

Underwater Volcano Eruption Creates New Island in the Pacific Ocean - ZME Science

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:28pm

ZME Science

Underwater Volcano Eruption Creates New Island in the Pacific Ocean
ZME Science
The most recent activity began on 19 December 2014 and the eruption continued into 2015, as steam, ash and nitrogen were blasted into the sky. Despite the volcano's ongoing eruption, which was spewing a steam cloud 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) into the air, ...
WATCH: Underwater volcano's eruption leads to formation of new Tongan islandRaw Story
Volcanic eruption forms new island in South PacificCBS News
This Island Appeared From NowhereTIME
The Hoops News -UPI.com -BBC News
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Costa Rica reopens capital airport after volcano eruption - Fox News

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:05pm

Fox News

Costa Rica reopens capital airport after volcano eruption
Fox News
Costa Rican officials have closed the country's principle airport in the capital of San Jose after the eruption filled the sky with ash. The country's public education ministry suspended classes Friday at 12 schools near the volcano. (AP Photo/Grupo ...
Costa Rican Airport Reopens After Volcano EruptionABC News
Costa Rica volcano spews ash in most powerful eruption in 20 yearsReuters
Costa Rica: Volcanic eruption grounds flightseuronews
TravelPulse
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Incredible Photos Display Power of Volcanic Eruption in Chile - Live Science

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 5:13am

Live Science

Incredible Photos Display Power of Volcanic Eruption in Chile
Live Science
American and European satellites captured images of a Chilean volcano before and after it erupted on March 3. More than 2,000 people had to evacuate the region as ash and lava spewed into the air, but so far no injuries have been reported. [Read the ...
Listen to the pulse of an erupting volcano: Chile's VillarricaNational Science Foundation (press release)

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Mexico volcano eruption causes further flight cancellations - euronews

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:14pm

Mexico volcano eruption causes further flight cancellations
euronews
A volcano east of Mexico city has forced the cancellation of several flights at a nearby airport for the second time in 10 days. The Popocatepetl volcano spewed ash into the sky following a series of tremors over the weekend. Its latest eruption also ...
Flights Cancelled After Mexican Volcano Spews AshABC News
Mexico volcanic ash disrupts US, domestic flightsYahoo News
Flights again affected as Mexican volcano spews ashYahoo News UK

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