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For the first time in nearly 20 years, the 10,200-foot Mount Redoubt in Alaska erupted five times overnight Sunday, propelling a 9 mile cloud of ash into the air.
Scientists at volcano monitoring stations in Alaska say they are confident in their abilities to track volcanic activity at the active Redoubt Volcano.
In the latest sign that an eruption could be imminent, further seismic activity has been detected at Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt, scientists reported Saturday.
Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt volcano is expected to erupt at any time now and scientists are keeping a watchful eye on the volcanoâ€™s hour-to-hour activity.
The Alaskan Volcano Observatory says Mount Redoubt is rumbling and an eruption of the 10,917-foot peak could occur within days. Mount Redoubt, located about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage, last erupted between December 1989 and April 1990, the Anchorage Daily News reported Monday. A nearly continuous volcanic tremor was recorded Sunday at stations near Redoubt's summit, prompting AVO to raise the Aviation Color Code to orange and the alert level to watch, the report said. The current...
Alaska's government said Wednesday it plans to issue a challenge to block federal protections for a struggling population of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, a mature oil-producing basin.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing, rafting, flightseeing and luxury accommodations -- they're all 2-for-1 this year as Alaska destinations offer up deals for summertime travel.
Three Alaska volcanoes erupted in midsummer 2008 - Cleveland, Okmok and Kasatochi volcanoes, all located in Alaskaâ€™s Aleutian Chain, made for a hectic 20th anniversary for the Alaska Volcano Observatory.
Federal researchers said they're trying to figure out why beluga whales are dying in Alaska's Cook Inlet. The belugas have been listed as endangered, with an estimated 375 of the animals left in the area.
Ormat Technologies has secured geothermal rights for approximately 35,000 acres of land to explore geothermal energy in the vicinity of Anchorage, Alaska, for a total purchase price of approximately $3.3 million.
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