His garden became a perfect crater, erupting
While geologists say Yellowstone will likely never erupt again, scientists around the world use Ash3d daily to predict the potential fallout from restless volcanoes--including Bardarbunga, the Icelandic volcano that began erupting
in late August.
The victims were found near the peak of the 10,062-foot mountain and appear to have been knocked unconscious by debris erupting
from the volcano, or were overcome by the dense ash or toxic fumes.
50 pm and is still erupting
at the moment," said Sutopo Nugoroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Management Agency.
Mount Sinabung has been erupting
on and off since September, but went into overdrive late Saturday and early Sunday, repeatedly spewing out red-hot ash and rocks up to eight kilometres (five miles) into the air.
The 2,400-metre high volcano was dormant for nearly 100 years before erupting
in August and September 2010, forcing about 12,000 people to flee.
Some volcanoes go hundreds of years without erupting
Summary: An erupting
volcano on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula has attracted widespread interest from volcanologists who flocking to the area.
It has been a frequent site of activity since 2008, after erupting
in June 2006 for the first time in 58 years.
Kilauea, in Hawaii, for example has been erupting
quietly for 28 years.
Blasts from the volcano have killed at least 92 people in total since first erupting
on October 26.
Respected geologists have long held the best way to prevent a volcano erupting
is to sacrifice a virgin to it but where do you find one of those these days?