Amazing Photos of the Puyehue Volcano Eruption in Chile

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Puyehue Volcano

A violent eruption of a volcano in the Caulle Cordon of southern Chile occurred on June 4th.   The volcano was billowing smoke and ash high into the sky and prompting more than 3,500 people living nearby to evacuate and forcing cancellation of flights. Ash and gas continued to billow from the earth over the weekend. (Pics)

 

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First Ever Images Of Deep-Sea Volcanic Eruption

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Blast: A plume of sulphur and molten lava erupts from the West Mata Volcano
nearly 4,000 feet beneath the Pacific Ocean, south of Samoa
Scientists have witnessed the eruption of a deep-sea volcano for the first time ever, capturing on video the fiery bubbles of molten lava as they exploded 4,000 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

Researchers are calling it a major geological discovery after a submersible robot witnessed the eruption during an underwater expedition in May near Samoa.

The high-definition videos were revealed last week at a geophysics conference in San Francisco.

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NASA Monitoring Inside Mount St. Helens Volcano

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Sensors are being placed inside and around the mouth of Mount St. Helens.

Scientists have placed high-tech “spiders” inside and around the mouth of Mount St. Helens, one of the most active volcanoes in the United States. Networks such as these could one day be used to respond rapidly to an impending eruption.

 

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Amazing NASA Photo Of A Volcanic Eruption

Amazing NASA Photo Of A Volcanic Eruption

Photo of volcanic eruption taken from space 

A fortuitous orbit of the International Space Station allowed the astronauts this striking view of Sarychev Volcano (Kuril Islands, northeast of Japan) in an early stage of eruption on June 12, 2009. Sarychev Peak is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kuril Island chain, and it is located on the northwestern end of Matua Island. Prior to June 12, the last explosive eruption occurred in 1989, with eruptions in 1986, 1976, 1954, and 1946 also producing lava flows. Ash from the multi-day eruption has been detected 2,407 kilometers east-southeast and 926 kilometers west-northwest of the volcano, and commercial airline flights are being diverted away from the region to minimize the danger of engine failures from ash intake.

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