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Balkan Mountains – WorldAtlas

[ad_1] Often called Stara Planina or “old mountain”, the Balkan Mountains are a mountain range located in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in south-eastern Europe. The Balkan Mountains were colloquially known by their Thracian name, Haemus Mons, since ancient times. However, the term “Balkan” is a Turkish word for a forested mountain range. […]

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From eruptions to sunsets, volcanoes have left their mark on paintings

[ad_1] A new volcanic site in Iceland made headlines this week, with photos and videos allowing everyone to see volcanic activity in Geldingadalur. People have always been fascinated by volcanic activity and have captured it in writings and paintings. These eyewitness accounts are one of the ways we know historical volcanic activity, but the volcanic […]

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A Symposium By Valur & Hannah Jane

[ad_1] photo by Axel Sigurðarson & Others (see individual captions for credit) You would think that a nation both obsessed with literature and as seismically active as Iceland would write a lot of stories about volcanoes. But this is not really the case. Certainly there are. The excellent story ‘Eldarnir: stin og aðrar hamfarir’ centers […]

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park sees largest drop in attendance since 1966

[ad_1] CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / [email protected] / 2019 Visitors try to get a glimpse of Halemaumau Crater through the haze at the Steaming Bluff Viewpoint in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Visitor arrivals at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park fell about 57% as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on tourism statewide. The park reported last week that […]

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Volunteers monitor the volcanoes of the Antilles | Opinion

Erouscilla Joseph is actively working when I contact her via Zoom at the end of February. As Director of the Seismic Research Center (SRC) at the University of the West Indies, she is responsible for a center that currently monitors at least 13 potentially active volcanoes in the region. And one of them is erupting. […]