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Over 70 Years of Silence from Italy’s Vesuvius

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:38am

It has been 70 years since the last eruption of Vesuvius in Italy, but even in silence it is still one of the most dangerous volcanoes on Earth.

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Ash from the Continuing Eruption of Turrialba Coats Costa Rica

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:49am

Ash from the eruption of Turrialba has coated Costa Rica and closed its largest airport.

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Inside the Holuhraun Crater in Iceland

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:06am

Only days after the eruption ended, geologists have ventured into the crater of Holuhraun in Iceland.

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Chilean Volcano Spews a Spectacular Lava Fountain

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 8:20am

Villarrica unleashed an impressive lava fountain as the recent unrest continues at the Chilean volcano.

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Eruption Update for February 27, 2015: Volcanoes Seen from Space

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:17am

Great shots of volcanoes erupting somewhere on Earth in the last month.

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New Volcano Identified in Central Colombia

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:29am

The rapid recovery of the land after a volcanic eruption means that some impressive eruptions can be obscured geologically quick.

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