Ruminarian II – Tolbachik

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been doing a large number of plots. In part, this is because digging into a large set of data takes a bit of motivation and patience… and a bit-o-time. KarenZ, dfm, and chryphia have picked up the mantle on animated plots, and have each brought their…

Shiveluch – the Bad Boy of Kamchatka: Part Two

For nearly a century after the 1854 eruption Shiveluch had been highly active, building cones that had eventually filled the ‘crater within a crater’ that had most likely been formed in the last major collapse event of 600 BP. But then, in 1950, activity came to a halt apart from steaming. For over a decade…

Shiveluch – the Bad Boy of Kamchatka

Every community has one. The ‘bad lad’ from the rough family on the wrong side of the tracks – never quite fits in with the crowd, always getting in trouble. Your folks warn you to keep away from people like that – too violent and unpredictable. As the years go by some grow out of…