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Some volcano hotspots are colder than they should be, scientists reveal

The common model for hotspots is that they are made by mantle plumes on tectonic plates. But many of these hotspots seem to be too cool for that to be true.

11/01/2022

First Bronze Age volcanic eruption victims found after 3,500 years

A human skeleton and dog skeleton were found in Turkey that age back to the Thera eruption in modern-day Santorini.

Indonesia's Semeru volcano erupts, people warned to stay away

On Sunday, the early morning eruption resulted in dense white and grey ash clouds.

By REUTERS
19/12/2021

Indonesian volcano erupts again, death toll rises to 22

Mt. Semeru, the tallest mountain on the island of Java, erupted again on Monday after erupting dramatically on Saturday.

By REUTERS
06/12/2021

Indonesia Semeru volcanic eruption kills 14; dozens injured

In a barren landscape covered in ash, homes were almost completely submerged, and a truck had only the top of the driver's cab visible.

By REUTERS
05/12/2021

Did lava floods contribute to the Permian-Triassic extinction? - study

The Permian-Triassic extinction eliminated 80 to 90 percent of species on the planet.

18/11/2021

Japanese volcano spews plumes of ash, people warned away

Mount Aso, a tourist destination on the main southern island of Kyushu, sent plumes of ash 3.5 km (2.2 miles) high when it erupted at about 11:43 a.m. (0243 GMT).

By REUTERS
20/10/2021

La Palma volcano roars back to life as lava nears the sea

The volcano on Spain's La Palma erupted on Monday.

By REUTERS
27/09/2021

Lava shoots into the sky as La Palma volcano keeps thousands from homes

Streams of black lava have advanced slowly westward since Sunday, incinerating everything in their path, including houses, schools and the banana plantations that produce the island's biggest export.

By REUTERS
23/09/2021

Volcano erupts on La Palma island

The population of nearby villages was told to go to one of five centers to be evacuated.

By REUTERS
19/09/2021
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