The lava fountains and human drama in Hawaii’s Lower Puna District are getting all the headlines, but geologists know there is also drama ongoing at
Molten rock at Kilauea’s summit has disappeared from view, but the world’s largest lava lake is still bubbling away in the crater of Africa’s Nyiragongo
It’s wonderful (from a distance) to follow the ongoing eruption at Kilauea via the Web. Twitter is especially helpful. I’ve been wondering what the reawakening and eruption of Mount St. Helens would have been like on Twitter.
Have you ever wondered how volcanologists can tel what’s going on inside an apparently quiet volcano?
We don’t usually think of Antarctica as “fire and ice” country, but it has many volcanoes, including Mount Erebus, which erupts frequently and hosts a lava lake.
Y1K really came in with a bang for those living around the Sea of Japan, thanks to a VEI 7 eruption at a volcano sitting on the border between modern-day China and North Korea.