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Volcanoes of the World

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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The active lava dome of Semeru in late Nov 2014 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014
A recent visit at the summit of the volcano by our expedition leader Andi and Markus confirmed that "Semeru's lava dome is growing bigger and wider, and now has a diameter of 100-200 m. ... [more]
Incandescence at Nakadake crater (JMO)
Activity from the Nakadake crater has intensified. Since yesterday, ash emissions and comparably strong incandescence have been observed, suggesting that a new magmatic eruption could be under way. ... [more]
The Alaska Volcano Observatory concluded that "the most recent period of explosive eruptive activity at Pavlof Volcano has ended" and downgraded the volcano alert level again. ... [more]
Explosive activity at the eruptive vents of Fogo on 25 Nov 2014 (MuzikaTV)
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
The eruption continues, but the situation is critical inside the Cha caldera. The northern lava flow branch has started to enter the village of Portela and today destroyed and/or damaged several buildings, including the headquarters of the Fogo Nature Park. ... [more]
Earthquakes and subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera since 12 Sep (Icelandic Met Office)
The eruption at Holuhraun continues strongly. The only apparent change is that during the past days, the intensity of lava output seems to be less stable and fluctuating. ... [more]

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