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A minimum of 222 individuals are dead and 800 are hurt in Indonesia after a tsunami activated by a volcano

A minimum of 222 individuals are dead and 800 are hurt...

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JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami killed at least 168 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by a volcanic eruption, the disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday. Some 745 people were injured and hundreds of homes and other buildings were "heavily damaged" in the tsunami…
A minimum of 168 individuals are dead and 745 are hurt in Indonesia after a tsunami set off by a volcano

A minimum of 168 individuals are dead and 745 are hurt...

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JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami killed at least 43 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by a volcanic eruption, the disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday. Some 584 people were injured and hundreds of homes and other buildings were "heavily damaged" in the tsunami…
Misleading and Unsafe: A Gallery of An Antarctic Volcano

Misleading and Unsafe: A Gallery of An Antarctic Volcano

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Deception Island is the site of an old whaling station and once hosted two scientific stations. The scientific stations were destroyed in the volcanic eruptions of the 1960s, and now scientists travel to the island only in the Antarctic summer. The island is also home to penguin colonies, which have managed to weather thousands of…
Geological Study Finds Active Volcano 14,000 Feet Under The Sea

Geological Study Finds Active Volcano 14,000 Feet Under The Sea

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A remotely operated vehicle approaches a fresh lava structure near the Mariana Trench (Western Pacific) at 14,000 ft. Credit: CHADWICK et al. 2018.Chadwick et al. 2018 There are at least 20 to 40 volcanoes erupting on Earth at any given moment, but most of that volcanic activity is hidden from view at the bottom of…
How drones and lasers will assist predict volcano eruptions

How drones and lasers will assist predict volcano eruptions

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This is part of our¬†Road Trip 2018¬†summer series "Taking It to Extremes," which looks at what happens when people mix everyday tech with insane situations. More than half a billion people on Earth live in the shadow of an active volcano. Growing up, I was one of them. I spent my childhood in Tacoma, Washington,…

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