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2011-08-01 13:26:23

Mount Etna volcano on the island of Sicily erupted during the weekend, shooting flames 820-feet in the air and spewing lava down its slopes.

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2008-10-10 13:10:00

A new development in which scientists have successfully recreated the conditions of an erupting volcano may shed light on new methods of predicting eruptions.

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2008-09-11 10:00:00

French geologists reported Wednesday that the pool of magma feeding the Italian volcano that wiped out Pompeii in 79 AD has shifted during the past two millennia.

2006-06-12 20:40:02

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese vulcanologists have warned of more eruptions at a volcano on the southern island of Kyushu, as volcanic activity has been intensifying at one of its craters.

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2005-06-11 09:42:33

Western Mexico's Volcano of Fire spewed glowing, volcanic rock and a cloud of ash Friday, before sending gray smoke a half-mile into the air, officials said.

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2005-06-08 15:20:41

The Volcano of Fire has rumbled back to life with its strongest eruptions in 20 years, spewing lava and ash clouds that had some residents who remained in their homes Wednesday casting nervous glances at the peak.

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2005-05-31 07:12:15

An explosion shook a volcano in western Mexico Monday, sending a plume of ash and smoke 3 miles into the air and scattering hot rocks on its slopes.

2005-05-24 07:31:04

A volcano in western Mexico unleased its most powerful eruption in more than a decade Monday, shooting ash two miles into the sky and sending burning gas and rock fragments down the slopes.


Latest Decade Volcanoes Reference Libraries

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

Santa María Volcano
2014-04-09 10:58:40

Santa María Volcano is an active stratovolcano that is located in Guatemala and is part of the Sierra Madre, a string of volcanoes that stretches across the western side of Guatemala. The volcanoes in this string were formed by subduction activity, when the Cocos Plate moved under the Caribbean Plate. An eruption in 1902 produced a crater that now holds a lava dome known as Santiaguito, which was created during another eruption in 1922. These domes hold active vents and in 1929, part of the...

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