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Increase in activity, strombolian explosions, pyroclastic flows reported at Guatemala’s Fuego volcano

December 2015GUATEMALA – The activity at Fuego might be picking up towards a new paroxysm (eruptive phase with strongly increased effusion rate, resulting in lava fountaining and lava flows). 157 more words
Earth Changes

Growing unrest at Masaya volcano: Is another Nicaraguan volcano getting ready to erupt?

December 2015NICARAGUA – According to local press articles referring to information from INETER, the volcano’s activity is on the rise, with “lava being close to the surface.” The main crater of the volcano appears covered with debris from rockfalls from the crater walls, but visible incandescence, strong degassing sounds and small flames (from combusting gasses) jetting from between cracks on the floor, suggest that lava might be not far underneath and could again lead to the formation of a new lava lake, last observed in 1999. 59 more words
Earth Changes

Craters of the Moon: what fresh hell is this?

The last major stop on our long strange trip was Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho.

Craters of the Moon is a flat, black lava field that spreads over 600 square miles. 255 more words


New on 500px : Over Lava Tail by tomkualii

Slowly creeping over a lava tube to get a few shots of the lava flow beneath is heart thumping. I know I have experience this situations many times and each time is not a comforting thing to do. 8 more words

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Two days on Mount Etna

Up and out early this morning for an attempt to climb to the summit area of Mount Etna. We took the bus so far and then had to switch to four wheel drive and pick up our guide Franco before heading into the National Park. 371 more words


art from fire

It looks like the children of giants have spent the day building castles from molten rock and time has not yet washed them away.

Since then, hardy plants have battled to survive the scorching sun, with little soil and water.

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