Volcanoes

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface Translating: VolcanoFrench: VolcanGerman: VulkanHawaiian: Lua peleJapanese: KazanMāori: PuiaSpanish: Volcán Videos Mount Ngauruhoe Embedded Tweets Features Ecuador Mexico New …

Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park

Photo: Edwin Morales (Some rights reserved) Clear days in Mexico City are measured by one’s ability to see the surrounding snow-capped mountains. Rumblings Outside the CapitalThe most impressive of mountains seen from Mexico City are the twin volcanoes, Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl, also known as ‘Smoking Mountain’ (5,452 meters) and ‘The Sleeping Woman’ (5,286 meters), respectively. Hashtags: #IztaPopo, …

Kīlauea Volcano

Photo: Ken Lund, Signage (Some rights reserved) Kīlauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Island of Hawai‘i. Topographically Kīlauea appears as only a bulge on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa, and so for many years Kīlauea was thought to be a mere satellite of its giant neighbor, not a separate volcano. …

Mount Taranaki

Photo: Denisbin, Taranaki (Some rights reserved) Mount Taranaki (2,518 meters / 8,261 feet) is an active but quiescent stratovolcano in the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. It is also known as Mount Egmont. Taranaki is the North Island’s second highest peak or as Kiwis say, a challenging day tramp. …

Be Inspired! Patrick Ching at the Volcano Art Center

Our virtual tour of Hawai’i continues. On Thursday, September 8th, 7-9pm, Volcano Art Center presents Patrick Ching’s “Inspiration of a Hawaii Wildlife Artist.” Patrick is one of our favorite artists in the world and we would love to check out the Volcano Art Center whose tagline ‘Where People, Art & Nature Meet’ ticks all the boxes. …

Eyjafjallajökull

Photo: NASA, Ash plume from Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Iceland May 8, 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Question: What part of Eyjafjallajökull don’t you understand? Featured video – Eyjafjallajökull “island mountain glacier” Eyjafjallajökull pronounced Aye – ya – fyah – dla – jow – kudl Videos Wikipedia Eyjafjallajokull Planeta.com Iceland Iceland Links Europe Links Volcanoes