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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:

Ash emissions from Gamalana Friday morning (Image @WorldVision / twitter)
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014
The volcano, one of the most active in the region, erupted unexpectedly last night (Thursday evening, 22:41 local time). ... [more]

Friday, Dec 19, 2014
It seems that after a short period of quietening down (9-14 December) the Fogo eruption has regained its strength. This confirms our earlier report of increased emission of sulphur dioxide thought to indicate the rise of a new magma batch. ... [more]
View of the eruption at Holuhraun this morning (MILA webcam)
The eruption continues with little variation. The Nornahraun lava field is now almost 80 square km in size. An extensive lava tube system has formed inside it, bringing supply of lava to the outer areas. ... [more]
Aerial view from the NE towards the approaching lava flow front near Pahoa (HVO)
The lava flow is now less than 1 km (0.7 mi) from the Pahoa marketplace. During yesterday's overflight, it was seen that had advanced about 340 m during the previous 24 hours. ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
The alert level (Aviation Color Code) was again lowered to green, because activity at Kudriavy, a stratovolcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex, had not increased since 1 December. [more]

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