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The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
Every volcano in the world that has erupted within the past 10,000 years or is considered potentially active and many extinct volcanoes are listed.
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Volcano news:

Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015
A volcanic ash plume extending 120 km to the NE was spotted this morning by VAAC Darwin. [more]
Several ash plumes have been reported from the volcano over the past days by Tokyo VAAC. Karymsky has intermittent strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions from its summit crater. [more]
Ash plume from Copahue volcano on 3 Oct 2015
Monday, Oct 05, 2015
Activity, both internal and external, has picked up at the volcano. Small, intermittent ash emissions have been observed during the past days, accompanied by a significant increase in tremor related to fluid movements within the volcanic edifice. ... [more]
Ash plume from a pyroclastic flow on Shiveluch volcano on 3 Oct 2015
Sunday, Oct 04, 2015
The lava dome continues to grow inside the open summit crater. An explosion and partial collapse occurred in the evening of 3 Oct, producing a pyroclastic flow and associated ash plume that rose to 6.5 km altitude. [more]
Saturday, Oct 03, 2015
A hot spot has been detected on Saunders Island on MODIS satellite data on 30 Sep. According to the South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog, this is most likely an indicator of volcanic activity on Mount Michael volcano. ... [more]

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