A Tube’s Tale: Part 1 – formation

Lanzarote ranks as one of the most obviously volcanic places on the planet. The island is liberally sprinkled with craters, cones and lava fields. The dry, frost-free climate means that volcanic features weather only slowly, and vegetation has had a hard time gaining any meaningful foothold on the land. Around 15.5 million years ago the…

Edge Driven Convection: BoB’s Back-Story And Malcolm in The Middle.

Cumbre Vieja, La Palma, looking south, Teneguia is hidden beyond San Antonio (huge crater, top centre), 70 kms beyond that is the North coast of El Hierro: http://www.miguelbravo.com/VARIOSTEMAS/volcanes%20canarias/canari203.jpg (Sorry, I don’t have credit for this picture… found it via Google though…looks like an old postcard) Whether you are new to volcanology (like me) or an…