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Birth of Anak Krakatau

Forty four years after the main explosion, in 1927, volcanic activity was seen in the sea covering the old caldera, between the sites of the two northernmost former volcanoes of Krakatau, where the greatest activity had occurred at the time of the cataclysm. 493 more words

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Wordsmith Wednesday-Tectonic plates

Tectonic plates

The lithosphere, which is the rigid outermost shell of a planet (on Earth, the crust and upper mantle), is broken up into tectonic plates. 133 more words

Satellite Images: Mount St. Helens at 35

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Earth Observatory

On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens gave way to a cataclysmic flank collapse, avalanche, and explosion that killed 57 people and displaced many others. 553 more words

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40 Volcanoes Are Erupting Right Now, And 34 Of Them Are Along The Ring Of Fire

The Economic Collapse

By Michael Snyder, on May 14th, 2015

You may not have noticed, but our planet is becoming increasingly unstable. According to Volcano Discovery, 40 volcanoes around the globe are erupting right now, and only 6 of them are not along the Ring of Fire. 1,067 more words

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Forces of Nature

When we visited Yellowstone National Park last summer I was amazed by the geothermal activity at this park. We saw many geysers and among them was this… 53 more words

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