Volcano


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An opening or rupture in the earth’s surface through which lava, hot gases, and fragments of rock erupt. The effect of volcanic eruptions on humans is both direct—lava flow, tidal waves, mud slides—and indirect—releasing ash that affects the lungs or weather
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Media networks have already fielded their men and women around the volcano.
Caption: Lava from the Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean in January.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is one of the most active on Earth.
We set them off way deep underground, where what they do is set off volcanos.
From most of town, the mesa hid the view of its mother volcano.
Copahue volcano which straddles in Chile and Argentine is in 2 thousand and 965 meters height.
The volcano measures 4,169 metres above sea level, but that's not its true height.
What makes the event so intriguing is that the scientists had forecast the eruption starting five years ago - the first successful forecast of an undersea volcano.
Summary: A volcano has erupted in a remote region of eastern Russia, blasting a cloud of ash six miles up into the sky.
A FORMER Crosby schoolboy who grew up to be a volcanologist is leading a new study of an active volcano in Montserrat.
Smoke pours from the recently formed Paricutin volcano in Mexico.