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'Whistling' Volcanic Lightning Heard Halfway Around the World

"Okmok and Redoubt might be very special, or maybe volcanoes are very good at generating whistlers," she said. "Maybe we can use whistlers to provide evidence of volcanoes on other planets. It's still unclear how far we can take this." However, the ...

Eight dangerous volcanoes around the world

The eruption claimed at least one life and serves as a stark reminder that slumbering volcanoes pose grave dangers. Click on the "Next" label to learn about seven more dangerous volcanoes around the world. Italy's Mount Vesuvius is most famous for the A.D ...

Experts map deep magma reservoir below Washington's Mt. Rainier

Phil Wannamaker, a geophysicist at the University of Utah, said the new images were most detailed to date, but that they did not provide any information on the timing of future eruptions by Mount Rainier or other Cascade Range volcanoes. The volcano's ...

Happy Birthday, Landsat: Space Science Project Turns 42

Images from the satellites have revealed mountain ranges in Antarctica and previously unmapped volcanoes. Instrumentation has improved, too: Landsat 8 carries instruments that can capture the Earth's surface down to a resolution of 49 feet (15 m).

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Volcano - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 29, 2014

A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary mass object, such as the Earth, which allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below ...

Volcanoes - Volcano Facts, Volcano Information, Volcano ...

Updated July. 28, 2014

Get Volcano facts, photos, wallpapers, news and safety tips at National Geographic.

Learning about Volcanoes - Volcano World | Your World is ...

Updated July. 28, 2014

Under water volcanoes, both shallow and deep, erupt more often than we think. When an exceptionally large underwater volcano erupts, the lava that is produced cools ...

USGS Volcanoes - Volcano Hazards Program

Updated July. 29, 2014

Monitors volcanoes and collects scientific information on volcanoes in the United States and elsewhere to reduce the risk from volcanic activity.