Mysteries of volcanoes in the world. The most dangerous and unusual volcanoes.

20.03.2013

 

Many mysteries of volcanoes remain undiscovered because of the impossibility of direct study of these objects. Scientists can not always predict the eruption, and the main way to deal with it remain passive measures — the evacuation of people from the dangerous area and stop air service. The eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 led to the temporary closure of the airspace over Europe for flights. Supervisory authorities feared that volcanic ash can damage aircraft engines and aircraft

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The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand Natural Disasters

According to news agency of Wellington on the North Island of New Zealand's Tongariro volcano erupted. Vulcan, slept through more than a century before, began to show strong signs of activity in August of this year, and his willingness to eruption forced the fall observing service officially inform island residents about the potential threat.

According to witnesses, a column of ash was wide enough and rose above the crater of the volcano to a height of about two kilometers. The eruption occurred intensively and quickly. Despite the fact

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Extraordinary volcanic eruptions around the world

Extraordinary volcanic eruptions around the world Natural Disasters

1) What a beautiful view from a distance! But you would not want to go near. Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador spews fiery lava into the air November 28, 2011. The view is spectacular, but dangerous. During the eruption of nearby residents were evacuated settlements.

2) The eruption of Nyamuragira November 14, 2011, located in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

3) Love is lit on top of Mount Lokon in Indonesia. July 14, 2011 thousands of people were evacuated when the eruption.

4) February 1, 2011 eruption of

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Double eruption on the volcano Gamalama

Double eruption on the volcano Gamalama Natural Disasters

On the Indonesian island of Ternate, there were two separate volcanic eruption Gamalama. They were the result of increasing seismic activity in the mountains and forced observers to raise danger code to three four-level scale. There are witnesses that rose above the crater of the volcano ash column, although familiar to the eruption of noise was not heard.

At the height of the eruption of the crater seemed hot lava. All the neighboring villages were sheltered thick layer of ash, but the official announcement of the evacuation of the island,

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Are you going to Costa Rica to the eruption of a volcano?

Are you going to Costa Rica to the eruption of a volcano? Danger zone

According to the National Seismological Network, Code danger of eruption on the volcano Turrialba, which is located in the province of Cartago, east of the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, has been upgraded to "yellow." This means that the possibility of eruptions increases, and it can happen in the next few days or weeks.

Danger code was changed due to the increase in overall seismic activity at the volcano. Beneath the surface of Turrialba observers note a powerful movement of

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The eruption of a volcano in Chile disrupted flights in Argentina

A cloud of volcanic ash from the Chilean volcano Puyeue seriously disrupted air traffic, both in Chile and in neighboring Argentina, said on Tuesday the Associated Press.

The eruption in the volcano, located 800 kilometers south of the capital Santiago on the Chilean side of the Andes, was on Saturday after several aftershocks.

When the cloud of volcanic ash on Sunday, moving west, crossed the Andes to Argentina, the airport of Buenos Aires until June 12 canceled flights on three popular mountain resort of Bariloche (Bariloche), Esquel (Esquel) and Chapelko (Chapelco).

Seven other airports in Argentina closed at least

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Beginning and end of the eruption of the volcano Grimsvotn

Air traffic in the UK is working again in the usual mode after thousands of passengers in this country have become hostages of the eruption of the volcano Grimsvotn in Iceland.

Stopped erupting volcano, but scientists say the new active phase of life volcanoes in Iceland and warned that in the near future we expect a repeat of what happened in the last two years, including the interruption of air traffic.

In this video, in part on the images taken by Carl Ulafssonom.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/russian/multimedia/2011/05/110526_volcano_grimsvotn.shtml

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Volcano Nevado de la Ruiz closed four airports in Colombia

Airports in the Colombian city of Manizales, Armenia, Cartago and Pereira stopped work. According to "Interfax", this was due to the volcano Nevado de la Ruiz throws ashes.

As explained by the Deputy Director of the Civil Aviation of Colombia, Carlos Silva, ash emissions pose a risk to air traffic in the area mentioned cities. Resumption of the airports will depend on the level of ash in the air.

Director of national risk assessment Carlos Ivan Marquez, in turn, said that in case of deterioration of the situation in the evacuation ready 21 municipalities located in the zone of

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In Nicaragua evacuated more than three thousand people due to the eruption of a volcano

More than three thousand people of Nicaragua were forced to leave their homes due to the eruption of the volcano of San Cristobal in the west of the country, said on Sunday BBC Radio and Television BBC.

According to the Press Secretary to the Government of Nicaragua Rosario Murillo (Rosario Murillo), only the eruption could affect more than 20,000 people.

The eruption of the volcano of San Cristobal, located 150 kilometers north of the capital of Nicaragua, Managua, began on Saturday. From the crater of the volcano ash column rose to a height of about four kilometers. Hundreds of

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Double eruption on the volcano Gamalama

On the Indonesian island of Ternate, there were two separate volcanic eruption Gamalama. They were the result of increasing seismic activity in the mountains and forced observers to raise danger code to three four-level scale. There are witnesses that rose above the crater of the volcano ash column, although familiar to the eruption of noise was not heard.

At the height of the eruption of the crater seemed hot lava. All the neighboring villages were sheltered thick layer of ash, but the official announcement of the evacuation of the island, a full-time volcano and adjacent areas have been

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