Our volcano: Glacier Peak is the hidden threat in our back yard
Glacier Peak ... of a volcano that has an active and explosive eruptive history with major eruptions roughly 1,800, 5,000, 11,500 and 13,000 years ago. In his thesis work, Beget also found lahars from smaller, more recent events closer to the mountain ...
Mount Batur: Bali's 'voluptuous' volcano
Ever tripped on a marble ... LYING at 1,717m above sea level, Mount Batur is one of the more popular active volcanoes in Bali, Indonesia. Tourists and adventure seekers flock to this mountain for its famous sunrise hike. The volcano is surrounded by ...
Volcano Facts and Types of Volcanoes
A volcano is a vent or fissure in Earth's crust through which lava, ash, rock and gases erupt. A volcano is also a mountain formed by the accumulation ... It is also one of the Earth’s most active volcanoes and is carefully monitored.
Climb an active volcano.
I've been someplace no one can ever go. In 1997 I summited Ecuador's Tungurahua, an Andean peak ... active volcano. Making my way through the craggy, sulfurous plateau skirting the crater, I could smell, taste, and even hear it. This mountain was alive ...
Grant's Getaways-Newberry Natl Volcanic Monument
The monument’s summit is 7,985-foot Paulina Peak ... volcano) holds two lakes, Paulina Lake and East Lake. It’s hard to believe as you drive through this mountainous area that you are within the caldera of a 500-square-mile volcano that remains very ...