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  Google Earth   White Island  | North Island (New Zealand)  | 37.52°S, 177.18°E  | Summit elev. 294 m On 4 February GeoNet reported that White island remained at an elevated state of unrest. Temperatures at the vent area remained very hot at more than 550-570 degrees Celsius. Gas emissions measured during an overflight on 30 January had decreased compared to the previous week but remained at high levels. No changes to the vent area, the...
Cerca de 396 mil milhões de litros de magma escoaram pelas fendas profundas debaixo da ilha Ambrym de Vanuatu, fraturando a paisagem e alterando a costa. Este é um dos cinco lagos de lava que costumavam agitar a caldeira do vulcão de Ambrym, em Vanuatu. No inverno de 2018, o vulcão entrou em erupção, levando ao desaparecimento de todos estes lagos. Imagem: Robert Harding, Alamy Stock Photo   Quando Yves Moussallam caminhou...
  This skull and mandible, rumored to belong to Pliny the Elder, prompted new research to assess that claim. Image: © Luciano Fattore   A skull discovered almost a century ago on a shore near Pompeii might, just might, be that of Roman naturalist and military leader Pliny the Elder, new research finds. The jawbone associated with that skull, however, belongs to someone else entirely. These findings may finally shed light on the resting place of Pliny, who...