volcanic eruptions


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volcanic eruptions

discharging of fumes, dust and lava from volcanoes. They have damaging potential in addition to those of being physically overpowering by the lava flow or the ash or dust fallout. However, the only recorded poisoning by contamination of water and pasture has been by fluorine.
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She gathered up her baby once more; but when her eye fell upon its miserably short little gray tow-linen shirt and noted the contrast between its pauper shabbiness and her own volcanic eruption of infernal splendors, her mother-heart was touched, and she was ashamed.
The unusual spectacle of her busy mother rocking comfortably and reading early in the morning made Jo feel as if some unnatural phenomenon had occurred, for an eclipse, an earthquake, or a volcanic eruption would hardly have seemed stranger.
said Good; "the road no doubt ran right over the range and across the desert on the other side, but the sand there has covered it up, and above us it has been obliterated by some volcanic eruption of molten lava.
But a volcanic eruption is sterile, the ruin of the fertile ground.
Japan, one of the most seismically active areas on earth, has seen an upturn in earthquakes and small volcanic eruptions over the past several months, including an eruption in late May that required the evacuation of a small island in southern Japan.
IRISH scientists are at the cutting edge of pioneering research that could predict volcanic eruptions.
New dating of the colossal Deccan volcanic eruptions bolsters the idea that the Chicxulub asteroid impact had help in wiping out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
A series of ongoing volcanic eruptions could have played a major role in the extinction of dinosaurs and other species.
specializes in understanding the risk of volcanic eruptions and ash on global transportation, especially for aviation.
Washington, July 7 ( ANI ): A new study has found the traces of history behind volcanic eruptions over the last 2,000 years with the help of sulphate dust deposits which were drilled deep into the West Antarctic ice sheet.
The atmospheric impact of volcanic eruptions was not included in climate forecasts, leading them to overestimate the speed at which temperatures were rising, say scientists.
The archipelagic nation is prone to volcanic eruptions and earthquakes because of its location on the so-called "Ring of Fire".