Bob – Why bother to stop erupting?

The volcanic vent affectionately known as Bob, a part of the Tanganasoga Volcano, south of El Hierro has resumed its eruption. Many people have declared it dead, Pevolca, IGN and Nemesio Perez has together declared the volcano dead more than 20 times. Declaring an active volcano to be dead seems like a rather futile endeavor.…

The ash of Eyjafjallajökull

I was always fascinated by volcanoes but living in Austria, my opportunity to see and study them was limited. The internet gave me a totally new possibility, which i neglected to notice for the longest time. Then in january 2010, i came across Dr. Erik Klemettis blog Eruptions, while looking for images of volcanoes. He…

El Hierro – Fire coming out of Bob

Flaming Restingolitas! The Volcano known as Bob south of La Restinga in El Hierro has started to sprout fiery flames. They where first discovered by commenter Newby, and later cought on video by our own helper Sissel, and then by Lori (known as Buenamusa in here). We at Volcanocafé extend our heartfelt gratitude for their…