Volcanoes in Our Times

August 27, 2008 at 12:30 pm | Posted in America, Cave of Swallows, dubai, entertainment, History, Information, New Zealand, tourism, Travel, USA, World | 3 Comments
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Tavurvur, Papua New Guinea
Eruption: 2006
This active volcano, seen here in a photograph taken from the International Space Station, sits in Alaska’s central Aleutian Islands.
Chaiten, Chile
Chaiten, Chile

Eruption : 2008
After 9,000 years of inactivity, this Chilean caldera exploded in May, 2008, forcing the evacuation of Chaitén Town and the surrounding regions. Tavurvur, Papua New GuineaTavurvur, Papua New Guinea Eruption : 2006Evacuated Matapit Islanders watch Tavurvur spew ash and rocks over the city of Rabaul, which has endured repeated eruptions over the last 70 years. In 1994, the provincial government was forced to relocate to a new capital as a result of the blasts.Mt. Cleveland, USA.

 

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