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Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano has been shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume is thinning and is no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.
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An Afghan worker helps excavate part of the mountaintop copper works above the ancient city at Mes Aynak in February.
One of Alaska's most restless volcanoes shot an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the air Friday in an ongoing eruption that is visible for miles.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.4-magnitude earthquake at 9:43 a.m about 12 miles northeast of Shawville, Canada.
Shawville, Que., Mayor Albert Armstrong thought a large truck had slammed into the three-storey brick walls of City Hall.
People on both sides of the border felt an earthquake originating around the Quebec and Ontario borders, the Canadian government said.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred at 9:43 a.m., centered in Shawville, Ontario.
Mary Simmons uses both sides of her brain: she has a Masters of Science degree in geology and she enjoys painting, pottery and making jewelry, often using natural materials from the local landscape.
A small earthquake jolted parts of southeastern Idaho and western Wyoming. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor measured at 3.6 magnitude occurred late Wednesday on the Idaho side of the Idaho-Wyoming border.
A new study says natural gas drilling, or fracking, hasn't contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas but researchers say the geology there is more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where drilling takes place.
This false-color image obtained from NASA's Terra satellite on Jan. 19, 2009, shows an ash plume erupting from Chaiten volcano.
A newly discovered mineral has been named after a University of Utah scientist who runs a lab that analyzes inorganic compounds.
Clues?. Gas that bubbles out of the floor in a deep mine has a chemical composition that can provide the food source for microbes living in deep ancient fluids underground.
A pile of 14 aging wooden crates discovered in a Norwood carriage house/barn was donated to the geology department at the beginning of the semester.