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Galeras volcano, Colombia: eruption started
Galeras volcano started erupting on the morning of Thanksgiving Day (Thursday 24th of Nov. 2005) with a moderate (phreatic?) ash eruption that lasted 30 minutes and produced heavy ash falls on the city of Pasto, about 18 km (12 miles) away. There were no seismic precursors according to Colombia's Volcanology Institute.
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005
The tours this year on Santorini are now over, too, with lots of fun and great company as well. Thanks to all participants!
Before we send out our formal newsletter, when the programs for 2006 are completed, a quick notice to announce that Tom will offer a new, 12-days tour / expedition to the Rift Valley including Lengai volcano in Feb. and summer 2006, Costa Rica in late March and (probably) July 2006. As well, Tobias (who is right now touring in the Saronic Gulf) awaits with a new, exciting program on Milos, a wonderful, volcanic island in Greece! Other new or recently developped programs include Nisyros (Greece) and the Eifel region in Germany (details will come soon).
Greetings from Athens! Tom
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2005
Hello everybody on the tours in Indonesia this summer!
Sunday, Jul 17, 2005
Back from a very pleasant tour in Italy, I have posted new dates for the Grand Tour of Italy's Volcanoes for 2006. Inscriptions open now! [more]
Sunday, Jun 26, 2005
Two short videoclips showing the active lava lake on Hawaii have been posted.
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Fuego volcano photos
: One of Central America's most active volcanoes, Fuego in Guatemala is in near-permanent explosive eruption with intermittent phases of increasing activity that generate lava fountains, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.
: Watch volcanoes live: our free interactive webcam and online data viewer tool
Tours to active volcanoes
: Watching a volcanic eruption is one of the most impressive natural displays. We have a wide selection of tours to active volcanoes worldwide at different activity and difficulty levels.
Merapi volcano photos
: One of the most active and most dangerous volcanoes of Indonesia: Merapi meaning "the one who makes fire", is a feared but also venerated holy mountain looming over the city of Yogyakarta, capital of Central Java.