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Hidden world of undersea volcanoes and lava flows discovered off the Italian coast

The waves of the Tyrrhenian Sea near southwestern Italy hides a newly discovered volcanic mosaic with geothermal chimneys and shallow seamounts. Geologically, this complex is new to both science and the planet. it is only about 780,000 years old. Scientists are not particularly surprised to find volcanism in the region where active volcanoes such as Mount Vesuvius and Mount Etna …

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Birthplace of Darth Vader found? Evidence of a dangerous volcano, lava world in space

Researchers believe they have discovered what they refer to as "the first volcanically active exomoon", a celestial body eerily reminiscent of the tiny, fiery "Star Wars" planet Mustafar, on which Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader. Potential The hypothetical exomoon is located in the WASP-49b exoplanet system, approximately 550 light-years from Earth. It was compared to 55 Cancri-e, a super-earth with …

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Stromboli outbreak: Video shows tourists on the run as the Italian volcano ejects smoke and fiery lava

In a volcanic eruption in Italy, people fled on Wednesday. Many had to escape the fiery explosion by boat. The Stromboli volcano on Stromboli near Sicily began spewing lava, stones and ashes on Wednesday around noon, according to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. The tiny island has a permanent population of about 400, is a popular destination for …

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The lava lake was sizzling on a sub-Antarctic island

On a volcano near the Antarctic, a rare lake of sizzling, molten lava was discovered. The permanently bubbling pool of molten rock was found in the center of Mt Michael, a 700-meter-high summit on Saunders Island in the south of Sandwich Archipelago, east of Argentina. It is only the eighth such lake ever discovered, volcanologists said. It may be more …

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Rare lava lake discovered on a remote South Atlantic volcano

Scientists have used satellite imagery to detect an extremely rare "persistent lava lake" on a remote sub-antarctic island in the South Atlantic. Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and University College London studied satellite data to identify the unusual feature on Mount Michael volcano on uninhabited Saunders Island. The island is one of the South Sandwich Islands, a British overseas …

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Extremely rare lava lake discovered on remote British island

False-color image of Saunders Island and the lava lake inside the mountain. Michael. Image: Landsat 8 / BAS Satellite images have confirmed the presence of a persistent lava lake in the crater of Mount Michael – an active volcano on a remote island in the Southern Ocean. Despite frequent appearances in movies and video games, lava lakes are actually quite …

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Extremely rare lava lake discovered on a remote South Atlantic volcano

Scientists have used satellite imagery to detect an extremely rare "persistent lava lake" on a remote sub-antarctic island in the South Atlantic. Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and University College London studied satellite data to identify the unusual feature on Mount Michael volcano on the uninhabited island of Saunders. The island belongs to the South Sandwich Islands, a British …

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