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Along Antarctica’s Pacific coast, a chain of volcanoes jut from the ice sheet. The tallest of these is Mount Sidley. The Landsat 8 satellite acquired this image of this volcano on November 20, 2014. Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd discovered the volcano during a flight on November 18, 1934. He later named the mountain after Mabelle E. Sidley, the daughter of a contributor to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition.

Along Antarctica’s Pacific coast, a chain of volcanoes jut from the ice sheet. The tallest of these is Mount Sidley. The Landsat 8 satellite acquired this image of this volcano on November 20, 2014. Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd discovered the volcano during a flight on November 18, 1934. He later named the mountain after Mabelle E. Sidley, the daughter of a contributor to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition.

A new island being born in Nishinoshima, Japan

New island creation in Nishinoshima, Japan from Karapaia Woah! this is amazing! I heard tho, that these new islands never last a long time. The ocean carries away the lose ash too fast

The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano. Mount Erebus Volcano.

Gallery: Erebus Volcano's Amazing Lava Lake

The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano. At Erebus volcano in Antarctica, a long-lived lav.

Surtseyan eruption in the South Pacific

Surtseyan eruption in the South Pacific

Montserrat Volcano, October 30, 2009

Montserrat Volcano, October 30, 2009

The volcanic eruption at Nishino-shima continues

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The volcanic eruption at Nishino-shima continues. Photo by Japan Coast Guard

Photos: What it looks like when a volcano sends ash 55,000 feet into the air - Quartz

Photos: What it looks like when a volcano sends ash 55,000 feet into the air

Eruption Kelud Mountain, Kelud erupting in Blitar, East Java, Kelud erupted on February 2014 pm. This eruption reached a height of 17 Km. Kelud eruptions also destroy the Dome of the capacity of 16 million cubic

Lava from the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park flowing into the Pacific Ocean

Lava from the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park flowing into the Pacific Ocean. I can now scratch this one off my bucket list. no words to describe it!

Large lava fountain in the middle of the lava lake of Erta Ale, Danakil desert, Ethiopia.

Large lava fountain in the middle of the lava lake of Erta Ale, Danakil desert, Ethiopia. ~ wish it were a better pic, so I'll have to go looking, eh?

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