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6 hrs ago | Free Republic

Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Ash and Lightning above an Icelandic Volcano

Explanation: Why did a picturesque 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland create so much ash? Although the large ash plume was not unparalleled in its abundance, its location was particularly noticeable because it drifted across such well-populated areas.

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12 hrs ago | Express India

Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt

Volcano deformation and, in particular, uplift are often considered to be caused by magma moving or pressurising underground, researchers said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Southern Methodist University

15 hrs ago | National Geographic

Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town .

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Classical, Mozart, Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Natural Disasters

19 hrs ago | The Gazette

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kilauea Volcano eruption still far from homes, ground view

The lava lake in the Overlook crater, within Halemaumau Crater at Kilauea's summit, is now about 520 by 700 feet in size.

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Hispanically Speaking

28,000 Llamas, Alpacas Rescued from Active Volcano Area

Peruvian authorities organized the moving of 28,000 camelids - alpacas and llamas - of the herds that live around the Ubinas volcano in the southeastern region of Moquegua, because of the seismic activity that has covered their pastures in ash.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Peru, World News

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 19

April 19, 2004: All three people aboard a single-engine plane that crashed in Honomalino were rescued by the Coast Guard last night.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, Kailua Kona, HI, Hilo, HI, Natural Disasters, Kilauea, HI, Volcano, HI

LiveScience

A Swell New View: Satellites Can Monitor Volcanoes

Predicting when a volcano will blow its top takes constant monitoring. Researchers are now looking to satellites as a valuable eye in the sky, since they can observe the ground around volcanoes for signs of deformation.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KITV-TV

"Dancing with the Goddess" captures Kilauea like never before

Mick Kalber has been documenting the ebb and flow of Kilauea Volcano for the past 30 years, and now his life's work is about to play on the big screen as a feature-length documentary.

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Related Topix: Kilauea, HI, Natural Disasters, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Nicaragua Dispatch

Experts downplay volcanic threat, warn of more quakes

Nicaraguan authorities say "there's no scientific evidence" of a pending eruption of Momotombo and Apoyeque volcanos despite recent earthquake activity along nearby fault lines.

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RedOrbit

People, Animals Forced To Evacuate After Peru's Ubinas Volcano Erupts

Image Caption: Overhead image of Peru's Ubinas Volcano taken by NASA's EO-1 satellite in July 2010.

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National Geographic

Best Space Pictures: Blood Moon, Auroras, and Rover Tracks

The mayor of Tokyo presented 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, D.C., in 1912 as a sign of friendship between Japan and the U.S. The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival honors that gift.

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Daily Mail

Towering inferno: These amazing pictures show how volcano wiped out ...

'I'm ready for a big sob,' admits emotional Kate after playing with seriously ill children and meeting families at hospice in Sydney 'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub.

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New Yorker

What We're Reading: Tintin and Lost Planes; Orwell's Essays

In the early stages of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - when speculation was rife that the plane could have been hijacked and flown under the radar to a secret location - a lot of people pointed to the similarities with the Tintin adventure " Flight 714 for Sydney ."

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

City Pages

Best Chinese Restaurant

Grand Szechuan's Beef in Szechuan Chili Broth is the kind of food that fights the common cold.

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Criminal Report Daily

Mountainous Fib: Andes Lie About Their Age

A rock formation, better known as the Stone Tree, lies in the middle of the Siloli desert and volcanic region of Potosi in southwestern Bolivia, on the Andes mountain range, near the Chilean border.

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Space.com

5 Erupting Volcanoes Seen from Space

There are 40 active volcanoes on Russia's icy Kamchatka Peninsula. On Monday, a passing satellite saw five of them erupting at once.

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TwinCities

Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000

Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to 2 miles high.

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The Miami Herald

Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000

Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to 2 miles high.

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LiveScience

Peru's Ubinas Volcano Erupts

One of Peru's most active volcanoes, Ubinas, erupted a massive ash cloud Tuesday , prompting an evacuation of Querapi near the volcano because of falling ash starting today.

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