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Redoubt – an introduction

Redoubt Volcano is a 10,200 foot (3,100 m) stratovolcano that sits around 110 mi (175 km) southwest from Anchorage. It is visible from South Anchorage. Closest inhabited towns to Redoubt are the Kenai – Soldotna – Nikiski area surrounding the mouth of the Kenai River, some 50 mi (80 km) east of the mountain across…

Mount Cleveland erupting photographed from the ISS. Image belongs to NASA/JPL and is from the Wikimedia Commons.

Editorial on our April fool’s Joke

Pretty much all of the US has by now noticed our small little April fool’s joke. Why now you might ask? Well, let us start at the beginning. The readers and commentators at Volcanocafé are as a crowd a highly intelligent and very knowledgeable group. Since the onset of Volcanocafé we have published a bogus…

The eruption cloud of yesterday's phreatic explosion, a precursor of a super-eruption scientists at Uppsala University fear may be imminent.

A Hitherto Unknown Supervolcano About to Erupt?

During the late night, there was a large phreatic explosion near the northern shore of Lake Dellen in Sweden, long thought to be the result of an ancient meteor strike. Fortunately it was in an unpopulated area and no casualties have been reported. The eruption cloud rose to more than 12 km in height and…

Yellowstone caldera.

The shivering Yellowstone

This is just a brief little post on Yellowstone to make everyone happy that is based mainly on what GeoLurking wrote in the comment field on the previous post. First of all I would like to say that the activity behind yesterdays M4.8 earthquake is an ongoing process that has been running at least since…

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Gunung Slamet, Mount Slamet

Gunung Slamet is the highest peak in Central Java and second highest in Java island and of course, as so many mountains in indonesia it is a strato volcano. One of the most active volcanoes of the island! Mount Slamet formed by the subduction of the Indo-Australian Plate under the Eurasian Plate in the south…