An volcanic island that is erupting off the coast of Japan is could trigger a tsunami if part of the newly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, according to an earthquake expert.
It quietly built up magma for 27,000 years before beginning years-long series of eruptions on May 30th, 1914 and today the national park around Lassen Peak remains a closely observed volcanic hot spot.
Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
A San Rafael boy is recovering after he fell 25 feet down a steam vent at a Hawaiian volcano on Wednesday.
A 69-year-old American sociologist and researcher on teen sexuality and AIDS died of apparent natural causes Saturday while climbing a volcano in Ecuador, his brother said Thursday.
The wife of an Oakley man says her husband is among the dozens presumed dead after a Russian-made plane crashed into a volcano in Indonesia during a demonstration flight.
Brian continues his geologic road trip of a number of Bay Area volcanoes from days gone by and hops in the car for a journey north to Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen. The show erupts […]
Volcano Roadtrip 1 Brian discovers the geologic history of a number of Bay Area volcanoes from days gone by and hops in the car for a journey north to Mount Shasta and Lassen Peak. The […]
So far, volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland over the weekend has yet to interfere with European flights to and from San Francisco International Airport.