Posts Tagged 'volcano'

The Ruins of Pompeii [video]

Photos of Hawaii’s Lava Flows

BuzzFeed published some stunning photos from Kilauea volcano’s current eruption.

The Volcano That Burns Blue [video]

Expedition Into An Active Volcano [360° video]

The Blue Lava Of Indonesia [video]

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Wired reported –

Photographer and filmmaker Reuben Wu narrates a selection of his images documenting the amazing blue ‘lava” that flows across the sulfurous landscape of Kawah Ijen Crater on Java, Indonesia.

Watch video HERE.

The Loneliest Volcano

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Amsterdam Island truly is in the middle of nowhere –

It is:

  • 4,300 kilometers (2,670 miles) from Africa
  • 3,400 kilometers (2,100 miles) from Madagascar
  • 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles) from Sri Lanka
  • 3,450 kilometers (2,140 miles) from Australia
  • 3,200 kilometers (1,990 miles) from Antarctica

Read more about it HERE on Wired.

Meet The Newest Land On Earth

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SydneyMorningHerald reported –

Life on the newest island on Earth is thriving. Baby birds skitter about the mudflats and bluebottles sprawl on the black sand. We hear it before we see it, arriving pre-dawn to the sound of hundreds of gulls squawking in the dark sky. As many as five people have been here before, making this one of the least-explored patches of land on the planet. Stepping on the shore is thrilling and treacherous. Our boots sink in the unsettled surface. The ground is cracked and crumbling. There’s a whiff of sulphur. Massive eruptions of rock and ash from a volcano in Tonga created this new land in January. The baby island bubbled from the ocean about 65 kilometres northwest of the capital Nuku’alofa, becoming the world’s youngest land mass.

Continue reading HERE.

Exploring A Volcano By Drone [video]

Iceland’s Bardabunga Volcano [video]

Up Close And Personal With A Volcano [video]

Quad-Copter Flies Over Erupting Volcano [video]

Ancient Roman Graffiti

romangraffitiMental_floss reports

When the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were suddenly consumed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E., many of their buildings were so intimately preserved that modern archaeologists can even read the graffiti scribbled onto their ancient walls. See if any of these remind you of a twenty-first century bathroom.

Go to the article HERE

 

 


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