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  Photo: Jim Peaco on Wikimedia Commons   Scientists used the GPS data to present what may have taken place below the surface to further explain the reason an area near the Norris Geyser Basin has both been deflating and inflating by several inches by unpredictable bursts for the past 20 years. The science experts' research which the Journal of Geophysical Research published exposed that "a body of magma had intervened underneath the "Norris in the...
  A phreatomagmatic eruption occurs when water comes into direct contact with magma. Reuters   The 2018 eruption of Anak Krakatau in Indonesia was remarkable in many ways. It will be remembered, obviously, for the sudden flank collapse that triggered the tsunami which killed over 400 people on the nearby coastlines of Sumatra and Java. But the event also has been the source of many scientific insights that could inform future hazard assessments. And a...
  Archaeologists found bones belonging to mammoths, reindeer, horses, bears, wolves, red foxes and Arctic foxes at the site. (Image: © Alex Pryor)   Archaeologists in Russia have found a large circle made of the stuff of horror movies: the bones of mammoths and other ice age creatures that lived more than 20,000 years ago, a new study finds. Among the remains are the bones of more than five dozen mammoths, as well as bones from reindeer, horses, bears,...
After 85 years, officials plan to remove the old, undetonated bombs that were part of a 1935 plan to divert lava flow on Mauna Loa. This image depicts one of 20 demolition bombs dropped in 1935 in an attempt to divert lava flow. (USGS/Army Air)   In February, a hiker was exploring a lava tube on Mauna Loa, an active volcano that stretches across the Island of Hawai‘i, when he stumbled across an unusual sight: two rusty bombs, wedged into the...