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Laacher See volcano
caldera 407 m
Germany, 50.42°N / 7.28°E

Laacher See volcano eruptions:
10900 B.C. - 9191 B.C.
Typical eruption style:
Plinian eruptions, interaction between hot magma and water, hydrothermal explosions
Last earthquakes nearby

News about the Laacher See volcano:

Monday, Jan 02, 2012
Mofettes at the shore of the Laacher See volcano crater lake, showing that the magmatic system beneath the crater is degassing (nothing unusual!). (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Mofettes at the shore of the Laacher See volcano crater lake, showing that the magmatic system beneath the crater is degassing (nothing unusual!). (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Daily Mail writes today "Is a super-volcano just 390 miles from London about to erupt?", suggesting that the Laacher See volcano in Western Germany could "erupt any time" and produce a large eruption such as the devastating (but still moderate, not super-volcano at all) Plinian eruption 11,900 years ago. ...more [read all]

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