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Mount Dukono

Mount Dukono, (1° 41′ 0″ N, 127° 53′ 0″ E) I became interested in Mount Dukono after seeing several volcanic ash alerts for her from Darwin VAAC [7] while looking at alerts for Mount Sinabung. My internet searches, mostly Wikipedia, and earthquake graphing, led from Mount Dukono to a very lively tectonic setting. Mount Dukono…

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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…