Volcano Calendar 2018: We're proud to present our 2018 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
News about an eruption on Ferdinandina Island in the Galapagos archipelago turned out to be wrong. After an earthquake with a 5.2-degree Richter Scale on Tuesday, ash plumes were believed to have originated from a new eruption. As an overflight revieled, the ash plume had been caused by a large rockfall from the inner rim of the caldera and not by an eruption.
Fissure vents on the SW flank of La Cumbre (Photo: José Alvarado, El Univers)
Lava emission from La Cumbre volcano, Fernandia Island (Galapagos) has been rapidly declining since May 18th and almost stopped on May 19th. Unless it restarts with new lava emissions, the eruption was relatively short-lasted.
NASA image of La Cumbre volcano, Fernandia Island, taken from the International Space Station in 2002.
La Cumbre volcano on Fernandia Island, in the Galapagos Islands, erupted on May 13, with a steam and ash cloud up to 7 km high. Lava flows are travelling down the volcanoe's SW flank and some of them have reached the sea. ...more
La Cumbre volcano, a 1483 m high shieldvolcano, last erupted in 1994 and is the most active of the Galapagos hot spot volcanoes. The eruption caused no significant damage of live or property on the uninhabited and protected island of Fernandia.
Lava flows descending the SW flank of La Cumbre volcano / press photo courtesy AFP
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