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View on Iceland: Politics, Volcanoes and Natural Beauty

Iceland Monitor - ‎15 hours ago‎
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Massive, potentially catastrophic supervolcanoes could give us just a year's warning before erupting

National Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Supervolcanoes - with potential eruptions a thousand times more devastating than those of an average volcano - could give us just a year's warning before they explode.

Iceland: Land Of Volcanoes, Vikings And Valiant Entrepreneurs

Forbes - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Yet in eight short years, the island famous for its volcanoes and Viking invasion, and since Euro2016, its soccer team, has established three accelerators, secured over $100 million of local institutional funding, and achieved a handful of meaningful ...

A Volcano Might Be Brewing under Rome's Suburbs

Scientific American - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Italy is a hotspot for hazardous volcanoes. As the crust of Africa's tectonic plate burrows beneath that of Eurasia, magma rises from below, leading to nearly a dozen explosive mountains throughout the country.

Volcanoes threaten the infernal city

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Italian capital's reputation as the Eternal City has been thrown into doubt after geologists discovered that a group of dormant volcanoes overlooking the city are filling up with magma and will erupt again. The four craters punctuate the Alban ...

Volcanoes on outskirts of Rome 'waking up': geologists

The - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A long-dormant complex of volcanoes on Rome's doorstep is slowly filling up with liquid magma and will erupt once more, according to scientists at Italy's National Vulcanology and Geophysics Institute (INVG).

Volcanoes Insider: Offense runs cold in loss to Boise

Statesman Journal - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Volcanoes lost to the Boise Hawks 5-2 on Wednesday night at home in a Northwest League game. Heath Quinn and Ryan Kirby scored the runs for the Volcanoes in the second inning. Kirby and Ryan Howard drove in the runs. The offense slowed from ...
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Volcanoes Park Partial Closures Due to Darby

Big Island Now - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Volcano House and Kīlauea Military Camp will remain open for registered guests. “Although we aren't closing Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park in its entirety, we strongly encourage visitors to consider changing their plans if they were planning to visit ...

Scotland to monitor pollution from Iceland's volcanoes

The Guardian - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is consulting on a new air quality monitoring network intended to detect the release of particulates and sulphur dioxide from Iceland's volcanoes. A month-long period of consultation on the system ...

Former Ducks pitcher gets fresh start with Volcanoes

Statesman Journal - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
KEIZER - If not for a failed physical, Matt Krook would have a lot more money in his bank account. To understand how the former University of Oregon pitcher made his way into the San Francisco Giants organization with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, you ...
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Erupting Volcano Lets Scientists Watch Rare Caldera Collapse

National Geographic - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
As gateways to the seething-hot heart of our planet, volcanoes are feared for their occasionally cataclysmic behavior. From Vesuvius to Krakatau, some of the most devastating eruptions in human memory have one calamitous factor in common: caldera ...
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Volcanoes Insider: Big inning leads to victory

Statesman Journal - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Volcanoes defeated the Boise Hawks 8-7 at home on Monday night. Offense came early for both teams. The Hawks scored two runs in the first and second innings each, while the Volcanoes also picked up their three in the first two innings. A five-run ...

Volcanoes Insider: No late rally in loss to Boise

Statesman Journal - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Boise scored two runs in the second inning, one in the third, two in the eighth and one in the ninth, while the Volcanoes could only get one in the fifth and two in the eighth.
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Could a Volcano Be Waking Up on the Outskirts of Rome?

WIRED - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The pair of Vesuvius and the Campi Flegrei around the Bay of Naples are a looming danger for over 3 million people when either of those volcanoes reawakens. Etna, although not as directly hazardous as Vesuvius, is one of the most active volcanoes on ...

VOLCANO WATCH: Kīlauea Offers Premier Viewing

Big Island Now - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Map of Kīlauea's active lava flow as of July 19, 2016. Red shows the extent of new breakouts since July 8; pink shows the flow prior as of July 8, and gray shows areas covered by earlier Pu'u 'Ō'ō lava flows (1983–2016).
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Lava from Hawaiian volcano engulfs forest in flames

KABC-TV - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Footage was captured of the Kilauea volcano covering a forest at Hawaii Volcanoes National park in flames. (Kawiki Singson/YouTube).

Hekla, Iceland's most dangerous volcano?

Iceland Monitor - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Measurements of activity at Hekla began in the 1960s and since then the volcano has given less than an hour's notice before actually erupting.

Oregon baseball director of operations Luke Emanuel joins Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

The Register-Guard - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
“We are extremely excited about having Luke join the Volcanoes,” Salem-Keizer co-owner and general manager Jerry Walker said in a news release.

Young and Old Volcanoes East of the Sierra Nevada: New Map, Report and Public Events

United States Geological Survey (press release) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Geophysical unrest beneath the Mammoth Mountain volcano and in adjacent parts of the Sierra Nevada and Long Valley caldera has generated concern among residents, stakeholders, and geoscientists since at least 1980, when four magnitude-6 ...
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Hawaii's Kīlauea Volcano Burns Down Forest At Volcanoes National Park [Video]

The Inquisitr - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is sweeping slowly across the Hawaiian landscape, and as it does, it is burning a path of destruction through the Volcanoes National Park forest. Everything in the path of Hawaii's Kilauea lava flow is being ignited as the ...