Geology

How to visit Earth's newly discovered continent Zealandia

Adventurous travelers may tell the world they’ve been to every continent except Antarctica. The most intrepid will include the seventh continent in …

New Zealand

Plume-subduction interaction forms large auriferous provinces

Gold enrichment at the crustal or mantle source has been proposed as a key ingredient in the production of giant gold deposits and districts. …

Physical Geography

What is Plate Tectonic?

Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates …

Physical Geography

Nova Offers an Unusual Environmental Whodunnit Starring Volcanoes

<i>Nova: Killer Volcanoes</i><b>. Wednesday, October 25, 9 p.m.</b>After two wretchedly solid months of hurricanes, everybody who lives on the U.S. coast anywhere …

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Earth's Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It

<i>Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch’entrate,</i> reads the gates to the <i>Inferno.</i> “Abandon all hope, you who enter,” which is a pretty nice way of saying …

Physical Geography

Mount Agung continues to rumble with warnings the volcano could still erupt

It’s more than three weeks since the alert level on Bali’s Mount Agung was raised to its highest level. An eruption was expected imminently and …

Physical Geography

What It's Like to Rappel 1,000 Feet Down Into a Volcano

Most people's idea of a good night's sleep involves a plush mattress, blackout shades, and maybe some sleeping pills. But Ulla Lohmann catches her …

Physical Geography

Is there really any risk from supervolcanoes like Yellowstone? Or Nibiru?

Yellowstone (July 2014, Michael Thiel) COGwriter Do supervolcanoes like Yellowstone pose any real risk? This has been a topic in the news a lot this …

New Zealand

‘Our Restless Earth’: Winning photographs highlight the UK’s changing landscapes

The Geological Society has announced its 2017 winners for the Earth Science Week photography competition ‘Our Restless Earth’.<p>The competition asked …

Landscape Photography

How volcanic eruptions in Alaska could have impacted the lives of ancient Egyptians

Did violent volcanoes in Russia, Greenland and Alaska affect the lives of ancient Egyptians?<p>It may sound improbable, but according to a new study, the answer is yes.<p>In a paper published Tuesday in Nature Communications, a team of researchers shows that explosive volcanic eruptions in high northern …

Climate Change

Fall of Ancient Egypt: Massive Volcanic Eruptions Linked to Civilization's Demise

The Ptolemaic Kingdom fell to the Roman Empire after the death of Cleopatra.

Physical Geography

Volcanoes Helped Violent Revolts Erupt in Ancient Egypt

The Ptolemaic Kingdom was a prosperous time in Egypt’s ancient history, nearly three centuries from 305 B.C. to 30 B.C. that saw the reign of Queen Cleopatra VII and the construction of the Great Library and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.<p>But during the period there were also several bloody Egyptian …

Climate Change

‘Supervolcano’ isn’t erupting soon so quit freaking out

The supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park may wipe out life on Earth as we know it, but that’s no reason to panic.<p>Despite reports of an …

Lifestyle

Yellowstone Supervolcano May Wake Up Sooner Than We Thought

10/16/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, geography, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>A new study of ancient ash suggests the “sleeping giant” could develop the conditions needed to blow in a span of mere decades. (Nat Geo News)<p>What is the Yellowstone supervolcano? Use our super …

Physical Geography

Volcanic Unrest at Mauna Loa, Earth’s Largest Active Volcano

Mauna Loa is showing persistent signs of volcanic unrest. Since 2014, increased seismicity and deformation indicate that Mauna Loa, the volcano that …

Physical Geography

Journey to the Center of the Earth Inside a Volcano

Luxe Adventure TravelerAre you as fascinated by volcanoes as we are? Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside a volcano? While it’s …

Iceland

How to harden a country that sits on a fault line | Ars Technica

Life in the crater of a volcano whose ash once covered the world.<p>ROTORUA, New Zealand—If you head east from my parents' home in New Zealand, you'll …

New Zealand

South American Geologic Maps for All 14 Countries

01<p>of 15<p>An Overview of South American Geology<p>For much of its geologic history, South America was part of a supercontinent comprised of many southern …

South America

South Africa:How We Used the Earth's Magnetic Field to Date Rocks Rich in Dinosaur Fossils

[The Conversation Africa] Covering two thirds of South Africa the Karoo Basin, visually, is a beautiful space. When looking more deeply into its rock …

Earth Science

Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption Likely Won’t Happen In Our Lifetime, Despite New Study’s Findings [Opinion]

With the Nibiru panic of September having run its course, it would now seem that talk of a Yellowstone supervolcano eruption has become the …

Physical Geography

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected - ExtremeTech

By on October 14, 2017 at 7:50 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Yellowstone National Park is …

Physical Geography

Drivers could be breaking these number plate laws without realising

Holders of private number plates could be breaking the law without even realising it.<p>We’ve all seen the inventive and witty personalised number …

Physical Geography

Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand How Old Faithful Works

The deeper structure of Yellowstone’s most famous geyser has long been a mystery.<p>Every 90 minutes or so, a crowd gathers on a wooden boardwalk as …

Culture

A catastrophic eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano isn't much to worry about, says scientist

Supereruption could leave United States under blanket of ash and trigger volcanic winter for entire world.<p>A leading scientist has poured cold water …

Physical Geography

Drone captures dramatic footage of erupting volcano in Japan

Incredible footage shot by a drone has captured the intensity of a Japanese volcano which erupted for the first time in six years.<p>Smoke and ash can …

Technology

Footage of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption

Latest Videos<p>What forensics tell us about this odd plane crash (3:25) Now Playing Footage of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption (3:47) This brave …

Physical Geography

Don't want to ruin this awful week any more, but a supervolcano is coming and could wipe out life on the planet

Wow, you guys, what a week! And it’s only Thursday! We’ve still got a full, like, 36 more hours before it can be declared ~officially~ the weekend, …

Volcanoes

The Supervolcano Under Yellowstone Could Erupt Faster Than Anyone Expected

Eruptions only need a few decades of gestation before exploding.<p>Beneath America's fourth most-visited national park, the apocalypse waits. There's a …

Physical Geography

Yellowstone Megavolcano Might Erupt Sooner Than Expected: Will It End Life On Earth?

Uh oh! A huge volcano located underneath Yellowstone National Park may lead the Earth into a volcanic winter by erupting sooner than expected. Read …

Celebrity Gossip

Is The Yellowstone Supervolcano Really Going To Kill Us All?

Yellowstone National Park is one of the most beautiful places in America, and quite possibly the world. But it also harbors a secret menace that <i>will kill us all!</i> That is, if you pay attention to clickbait. The <i>danger</i> is real, but it’s much more complicated than it sounds.<p>Let’s start with the facts. …

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