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The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
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Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung 19 Oct 2014 (photo: Michael Dalton)
Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Pyroclastic flows of small to moderate size continued to occur frequently during the past days. ... [more]
Very slowly advancing lava flow SW of Pahoa
Friday, Oct 17, 2014
The June 27th lava flow advancement has slowed, with the leading edge of the flow moving only a few tens of meters (yards) over the past two days. ... [more]
LANDSAT 8 false colour image from NASA (15 Oct. 2014) can be helpful in distinguishing new advances. The lava outlines are from 12 Oct. (yellow lines) but a new lava stream has protruded southwards and the lava field has extended towards north (image: Institute of Earth Sciences)
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
The eruption continues from the Holuhraun fissure with an amazing lava output at approx. 350 cubic meters per second. A large lava pond has formed over the merged main craters on the central part of the fissure, from where a river of lava flows into the plain. ... [more]

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