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Latest Volcano Updates
: Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 30 kts in W direction. ... read all
Volcanoes, Volcanism and Geology News
Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 09:34
Topographic map of the Tharsis region (red/brown area) and the Valles Marineris canyon identified in its eastern region (Image: NASA).
Volcanism is not confined to planet Earth and thanks to decades of revolutionary work by planetary scientists, we now have abundant evidence that volcanism exists on every terrestrial planet, on many of the moons and even some asteroid belts! Read more... read all
Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 15:25
Earthquakes under Etna volcano during 31 Dec 2020-2Jan 2021
A series of earthquakes shook the flanks of Etna volcano during the past days. Since the afternoon of 31 Dec 2020 until this morning, a swarm of tremors has occurred at depths of 10-15 km mainly under the southern flank of the volcano. Read more... read all
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Photos from Italy
: Italy - the cradle of volcanology. Browse through various photo galleries mainly from its numerous volcanic areas - from Naples to Etna and the Eolian Islands and more.
Land of Volcanoes & History
: Armenia, a small country in the South Caucasus, has a long dramatic history and a rich cultural heritage. Despite its compact territory, it has much to offer its guests: fascinating mountain landscapes with snowy volcano peaks, beautiful gorges and cliffs, alpine meadows and subtropical forests, monasteries hidden in valleys, archaeological sites and picturesque villages.
Solar Eclipse & volcano tour
: A total solar eclipse will occur on 14 Dec 2020 and pass over southern Chile and Argentina. Chile's most active volcano Villarrica is located exactly on the center line where the eclipse will be best to observe.
We offer you the unique chance to combine the eclipse with a tour to one the world's most beautiful volcanic areas - the Lake District in Chile.
Etna volcano photos
: Etna - Europe's largest and most active volcano is a universe in itself. Browse through our collection spanning almost 20 years of eruptions and more.
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