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  • This volcano is all but extinct.

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  • The active volcano of Ceboruco rises in the western part of the territory.

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  • The Aconcagua river rises on the southern slope of the volcano Aconcagua, flows eastward through a broad valley, or bay in the mountains, and enters the Pacific 12 m.

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  • Among still active volcanoes the following are the best known Name of Volcano Height in feet.

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  • Barren Island is a volcano of the general Sunda group which includes also the Pegu group to which Narcondam belongs.

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  • In 1866 a submarine volcano near the islet of Olosenga was the scene of a violent commotion, discharging rocks and mud to a height of 2000 ft.

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  • side of the volcano, lies some 500 ft.

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  • At the time of its greatest dimensions the volcano was perhaps twice as high as it is now.

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  • In the northern part of the country it spreads into several side valleys, from one of which rises the extinct volcano Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (19,321 ft.).

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  • A triple-peaked volcano in the solfatara stage, extinct at the summit, but displaying considerable activity at its base in the form of numerous fumaroles and boiling sulilhur springs.

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  • "Yes, a regular volcano," said the count.

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  • It is an extinct volcano rising to 4365 ft.

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  • The volcanic series include the rhyolite of Nell Island, some obsidian, and the sheets of basalts which form the Cloudy Mountains, Mount Dayman and Mount Trafalgar (an active volcano), and also cover wide areas to the south and west of the Owen Stanley Range.

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  • North and north-west the lake is closed in by the volcanic Buru hills; to the south towers the extinct volcano of Longonot.

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  • The hot baths of Chillan, in the eastern part of the province on the slope of the volcano of that name, about 7000 ft.

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  • Kerguelen Island is of undoubted volcanic origin, the prevailing rock being basaltic lavas, intersected occasionally by dikes, and an active volcano and hot springs are said to exist in the south-west of the island.

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  • Kerguelen Island is of undoubted volcanic origin, the prevailing rock being basaltic lavas, intersected occasionally by dikes, and an active volcano and hot springs are said to exist in the south-west of the island.

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  • Some one throws himself over a cataract or leaps into the crater of a volcano, and immediately a score or two follow.

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  • In the neighborhood of ~ ~, Nagasaki, over the celebrated solfataras of Unzen-take KlilshIiI (called also Onsen) stands an extinct volcano, whose summit, Fugen-dake, is 4865 ft.

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  • Australia possesses one mountain which, though not a volcano, is a " burning mountain."

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  • The central core, which consists of several steep pyramids, is that of a very denuded old volcano, which when its crater was complete may have reached 2000 ft.

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  • Only two other mountains in KishiC need be mentioneda volcano (3~,I3 ft.) on the island Sakura-jima, in the extreme south; and Kirishiina-yama (5538 ft.), on the boundary of Hiuga, a mountain specially sacred in Japanese eyes, because on its eastern peak (Takachiho-dake) the god Ninigi descended as the forerunner of the first Japanese sovereign, Jimmu.

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  • Crater lakes are Telaga (lake) Budas, in the crater of the volcano of the same name in the south-east, and Telaga Warna, on the slopes of the Gede, famous for its beautiful tinting.

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  • slope of the extinct volcano Ala-geuz, according to legend, built by Armais, a grandson of Haik, in 1980 B.C., and the capital of the Armenian kings till the and century A.D.

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  • slope of the extinct volcano Ala-geuz, according to legend, built by Armais, a grandson of Haik, in 1980 B.C., and the capital of the Armenian kings till the and century A.D.

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  • Breislak also published an essay on the physical condition of the seven hills of Rome, which he regarded as the remains of a local volcano, - an opinion shown to be erroneous by the later researches of G.

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  • Breislak also published an essay on the physical condition of the seven hills of Rome, which he regarded as the remains of a local volcano, - an opinion shown to be erroneous by the later researches of G.

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  • A little farther south enclosing the fertile plain of Aizu (Aizu-taira, as it is called) several important peaks are found, among them being lide-san (6332 ft.) Azuma-yama (7733 ft.), which, after a long interval of quiescence, has given many evidences of volcanic activity during recent years; Nasu-dake (6296 ft.), an active volcano; and Bandai-san (6037 ft.), A terrible interest attaches to the last-named mountain, for, after having remained quiet so long as to lull the inhabitants of the neigh.

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  • After the war, wells were drilled at Burning Springs, Oil Rock, California House, Volcano, Sandhill and Horseneck, and in the years1865-18763,000,000 bbls.

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  • After the war, wells were drilled at Burning Springs, Oil Rock, California House, Volcano, Sandhill and Horseneck, and in the years1865-18763,000,000 bbls.

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  • north-north-east of Yenangyaung the extinct volcano of Popa rises to a height of 3000 ft.

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  • Izuno Oshima (Vries The volcano on this island is called Island) (lIti) 2461.

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  • slope of the extinct volcano of Rocca Monfina, 27 m.

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  • It is upon the line of the rim of the inner crater of the great volcano, while Tusculum and Algidus Mons mark the edge of the earlier outer crater, which was about 7 m.

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  • Robespierre, who was himself on the brink of the volcano, remembered the venomous sallies in the Journal de Paris.

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  • 2 Port Lloyd, the chief anchorage (situated on Peel Island), is considered by Commodore Perry - who visited the islands in 1853 and strongly urged the establishment of a United States coaling station there - to have been formerly the crater of a volcano from which the surrounding hills were thrown up, the entrance to the harbour being a fissure through which lava used to pour into the sea.

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  • East of the town rises Mayon, an active volcano, and the rich volcanic soil in this region produces hemp, rice and coco-nuts.

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  • of Port Blair; and the equally curious isolated mountain, the extinct volcano of Narcondam, rising 2330 ft.

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  • Hence the mountain has served as a type for the general popular conception of a volcano, and its history has supplied a large part of the information on which geological theories of volcanic action have been based.

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  • coast of the South Andaman; the remarkable marine volcano, Barren Island (1 so ft.), quiescent for more than a century, 71 m.

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  • immediately from the shores, while the mountains of Tongariro, Ngauruhoe, an active volcano, and Ruapehu, a snow-clad peak, back the view to the south and mark the limit of the great volcanic line which extends 160 m.

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  • Popa, a detached peak in the Myingyan district, belongs to this system and rises to a height of nearly 5000 f t., but it is interesting mainly as an extinct volcano, a landmark and an object of superstitious folklore, throughout the whole of Central Burma.

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  • But the bundant steam given off by the volcano seems to have con- c ensed into copious rain, which, mixing with the light volcanic V

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  • Many regard them as products of an extinct volcano; according to others they are of vegetable origin (they are found in conjunction with gypsum).

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  • An extinct volcano occurs at Aden, and volcanic rocks are found at other places near the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb.

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  • Many regard them as products of an extinct volcano; according to others they are of vegetable origin (they are found in conjunction with gypsum).

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  • It is beautifully situated among the hills at the foot of the Salak volcano, about 860 ft.

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  • On one of the ridges Itween these radiating valleys an observatory for watching ie progress of the volcano was established by the Neapolitan)vernment, and is still supported as a national institution.

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  • Chief among them are the snowy peak of Lirima (19,128 ft.) over the ravine of Tarapaca, the volcano of Isluga overhanging Camilla, the Bolivian peak of Sajama, and Tocora (19,741 ft.) near the Bolivian frontier.

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  • Above it rises the fourcratered volcano of Pacaya (8390 ft.), which was in eruption in 1870.

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  • The whole series was evidently deposited in shallow water on the summit of a submarine volcano standing in its present isolation, and round which the ocean floor has probably altered but a few hundred feet since the Eocene age.

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  • There are neither sulphuric exhalations nor escapes of steam at present, and it would seem that this great volcano is permanently extinct.

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  • ily increasing in violence, the volcano burst into renewed ~

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  • The numerous deep ravines which indented the des of the prehistoric volcano, and still form a marked feature I the outer slopes of Somma, have on the south side served channels to guide the currents of lava from the younger)ne.

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  • Aso-take is still an active volcano, but its eruptions during recent years have been confined to ashes and dust.

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  • in diameter - of an extinct volcano, the rim of which rises in several Rivers.

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  • Farther north the Misti volcano rises over the city of Arequipa in a perfect cone to a height of over 20,013 ft., and near its base are the hot sulphur and iron springs of Yura.

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  • Vast p PRINTED If ouds of dust and stones, blown out of the crater and funnel of ie volcano, were hurled into the air and carried for hundreds miles, the finer particles falling to the earth even.

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  • In 1699 Batavia was visited by a terrible earthquake, and the streams were choked by the mud from the volcano of Gunong Salak; they overflowed the surrounding country and made it a swamp, by which the climate was so affected that the city became notorious for its unhealthiness, and was in great danger of being altogether abandoned.

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  • from the foot of the volcano Purace, near the source of the Cauca and on one of its small tributaries, 5712 ft.

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  • the boundary between Russian and Turkish Armenia, having Ararat at its eastern extremity and the extinct volcano of Kessa-dagh (11,260 ft.) at its western.

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  • The Nevado de Toluca, an extinct volcano, rises to a height of 14,950 ft.

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  • VESUVIUS (also Vesevus in ancient poems), a volcano rising from the eastern margin of the Bay of Naples in Italy, about 7 m.

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  • by rail), and near the south-west foot of the volcano Misti which rises to a height of 19,029 ft.

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  • Chefs delight guests by performing a variety of astounding acts, including the ever popular flaming onion volcano.

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  • For example, the overly common volcano experiment is a demonstration.

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  • For four million years, the ship and all of the Transformers, Autobots and Decepticons, were rendered dormant until a volcano activated the ships regeneration powers.

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  • The volcanic series include the rhyolite of Nell Island, some obsidian, and the sheets of basalts which form the Cloudy Mountains, Mount Dayman and Mount Trafalgar (an active volcano), and also cover wide areas to the south and west of the Owen Stanley Range.

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  • In Burma also there is at least one extinct volcano.

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  • This precipice, known as Monte Somma, forms the wall of an ancient prehistoric crater of vastly greater size than that of the present volcano.

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  • There is entire absence of the Alpine plants found abundantly on the summits of other high mountains in Japan, a fact due, doubtless, to the comparatively recent activity of the volcano.

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  • The Bermudas were formerly much more extensive than at present, and they may possibly stand upon the summit of a hidden volcano.

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  • south-east of the city, the Sotara volcano to approximately the same height about the same distance south by east, and behind these at a greater distance the Pan de Azucar, 15,978 ft.

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  • There are hot sulphurous springs near by on the flanks of the volcano Purace, especially at Coconuco, which are much frequented by Colombians.

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  • without a single volcano.

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  • The different kinds of lava are more fully described in the article Volcano.

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  • In the north-west are the southern slopes of the volcano Merapi, and in the east the Kidul hills and the plateau of Sewu.

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  • West Spanish Peak (I~l,62o ft.), in the Front Range of southern Colorado, may be mentioned as a fine example of a deeply dissected volcano, originally of greater height, with many unusually strong radiating dike-ridges near its denuded flanks.

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  • The belt of ielative depression between the inner Pacific ranges and the Coast range is dhided by the fine volcano Mt Shasta (14,380 ft.) in northern California into unlike portions.

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  • A little north of the centre of the valley rise the Marysville Buttes, the remains of a maturely dissected volcano (2128 ft).

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  • above the sea, at the eastern foot of the Pasto volcano, which rises above the city to a height of 13,990 ft.

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  • It is an extinct volcano, rising 2989 ft.

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  • This is the less improbable because it lies in the neighbourhood of a line of earthquake movement, and both from Thucydides and from Strabo we hear of the northern part of the island being shaken at different periods, and the latter writer speaks of a fountain at Chalcis being dried up by a similar cause, and a mud volcano formed in the neighbouring plain.

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  • The Olympian forge had been transferred to Etna or some other volcano, and Hephaestus had become a subterranean rather than a celestial power.

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  • Prometheus resembles the Polynesian Maui, who went down to fetch fire from the volcano of Mahuika, the fire-god.

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  • In some cases there is belief in a good spirit inhabiting a pleasant land, and an evil spirit associated with a volcano; also in a future life.

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  • half of Molokai, there is evidence of a fracture followed by the submergence of a portion of a volcano.

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  • Mauna Loa (" Great Mountain "), on the S., is by far the largest volcano in the world; from a base measuring at sea-level about 75 m.

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  • Since the Rev. William Ellis and a party of American missionaries first made the volcano known to the civilized ' Among the minqr phenomena of Hawaiian volcanoes are the delicate glassy fibres called Pele's hair by the Hawaiians, which are spun by the wind from the rising and falling drops of liquid lava, and blown over the edge or into the crevices of the crater.

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  • Volz, the lake had its origin in the collapse of a volcano.

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  • in area) filling the hollow of an old volcano, and with rivers which have eroded their beds in the tuffs to a depth of 300 ft.

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  • The Makakau and Selabung drain into Lake Ranau, which on the south side is dammed by the volcano Seminung.

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  • The slopes below Velletri, on the other hand, derive much of their moisture from the space between the inner and outer ring of the Alban volcano, which it was impossible to drain: and this in turn receives much moisture from the basin of the extinct inner crater.'

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  • Aetna), a volcano on the east coast of Sicily, the summit of which is 18 m.

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  • of the new, was completely destroyed by .an eruption of the volcano in 1814 (about 1200 people being killed), and the new town was almost entirely destroyed by the insurgents in February 1900, an ancient stone church of much beauty (in what was formerly Daraga) being left standing on an elevated site commanding a view of the surrounding country.

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  • St Kilda is probably the core of a Tertiary volcano, but, besides volcanic rocks, contains hills of sandstone in which the stratification is distinct.

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  • Cohen, who regarded the pipes as of the nature of a mud volcano, and the blue ground as a kimberlite breccia altered by hydrothermal action, thought that the diamond and accompanying minerals had been brought up from deep-seated crystalline schists.

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  • The city is so situated as to be affected by shocks from all the various seismological centres of Luzon, especially those from the active volcano Taal, 35 m.

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  • In the summer of 1894 a subterranean volcano was observed in this basin of the Caspian, in 38° 10' N.

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  • The only plain of any great extent is that of Catania, watered by the Simeto, in the east; to the north of this plain the active volcano of Etna rises with an exceedingly gentle slope to the height of 10,868 ft.

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  • As it lies in the state of Puebla and is the dominating feature in the views from the city of that name, it is sometimes called the Puebla volcano.

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  • A detailed description of the volcano was published by the Mexican geological survey in 1895 according to which the crater is elliptical in form, 2008 by 1312 ft.,, and has a depth of 1657 ft.

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  • The Imbabura volcano, celebrated for its destructive eruptions of mud and water, stands midway between the two ranges at the northern end of the plateau, and belongs to the transverse ridge of knot (nudo) which unites them.

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  • Ibarra on the northern flanks of the volcano has suffered severely from its eruptions.

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  • Antisana is crowned with a double dome, and is described as an extinct volcano, though Humboldt saw smoke issuing from it in 1802.

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  • Sincholagua and Ruminagui are the next two peaks, going southward, and then the unrivalled cone of Cotopaxi - the highest active volcano in the world - from whose summit smoke curls upward unceasingly.

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  • Sangay, or Sangai, the next and last large volcano to the south, is in a state of frequent eruption, however, and is known as one of the most restless volcanoes of the world.

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  • It is considered to be an extinct volcano because it makes the plumb-line deviate only 7" to 8", from which it is deduced that the mountain is hollow.

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  • Moreover, the calcined matter resembling white sand which covers its sides below the snow-line, extensive beds of lava, and the issue of streams of hot water from its northern side, seem to confirm the deduction that Chimborazo is an extinct volcano.

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  • Atacatzo is an extinct volcano, with nothing noteworthy in its appearance and history.

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  • Perhaps no Ecuadorean volcano is better known than Pichincha, the " boiling mountain," because of its destructive eruptions and its proximity to the city of Quito.

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  • The sources of the first - the Rioblanco, Pisco and Puntal - are to be found on the northern slopes of the transverse ridge which culminates in the Imbabura volcano.

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  • There are two others of apparently the same origin on the north-west slopes of the Mojanda volcano, but they are less attractive because of their gloomy surroundings.

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  • Alajuela is built at the southern base of the volcano of Poas (8895 ft.) and overlooks the fertile plateau of San Jose.

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  • Sainte-Marthe (I, 2, 3)1715-178513 Rivet, Clemencet, Clement 1733-1763 12 in 4t° Bouquet (i-8), Brial (12-19)1738-18331 9 Labbat 1789 Grand Bassin, in the south of the island, it is probably the extinct crater of an ancient volcano; similar lakes are the Mare aux Vacois and the Mare aux Joncs, and there are other deep hollows which have a like origin.

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  • South of Lake Alelbad is a volcano called Artali or Erta-ale ("the smoky"), and farther to the S.E., in about 13° 15' N., is the peak of Afdera, which was in eruption in June 1907.

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  • in height, which run more or less parallel to and a few miles from the coast, include the volcano of Dubbi (reported active in 1861), some 30 m.

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  • and near the northern end of the zone of depression the volcano of Alid (2985 ft.) rises from the trough.

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  • above the sea except near its centre, where the extinct volcano of Arayat rises to 3564 ft.

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  • Mt Mayon (7916 ft.), near the south-eastern extremity, is an active volcano with an almost perfect cone.

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  • On the east border of the south portion of the basin of the Rio Grande Mindanao is Mt Apo (10,312 ft.), an extinct volcano and the highest elevation in the archipelago.

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  • Lake Taal, a few miles south-west of Laguna de Bay, occupies the crater of a great volcano.

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  • The country rises gently to it on all sides, and on an island near its centre is the active volcano of Taal, 1050 ft.

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  • The principal centres of disturbance are in the valley of the Agusan, in the region of Mayon volcano, in the region of Taal volcano, on Masbate Island, and along the north shore of Luzon.

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  • Pedro volcano rising to a height of 11,800 ft.

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  • extremity, is an extinct volcano (4365 ft.).

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  • Mr Freshfield thus described the mountain: - "It stands perfectly isolated from all the other ranges, with the still more perfect cone of Little Ararat (a typical volcano) at its side.

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  • In the middle stands the huge volcano Cherimai, clad with virgin forest and coffee plantations, and surrounded at its foot by rice fields.

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  • South-south-west of Cherimai on the Preanger border is the Sawal volcano, at whose foot is the beautiful Penjalu lake.

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  • At Ogilby, Volcano, Indio and other stations on the Southern Pacific line the normal annual precipitation is from 1.5 to 2.5 in.; and there are localities near Owen's lake, even on its very edge, that are almost dry.

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  • The normal annual means on Indio, Mammoth Tanks, Salton and Volcano Springs are from 73.9° to 78.4 F.; the monthly means from 52.8° to 101.3° (frequently 95° to 98°).

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  • along the Caribbean Sea from Cape Gracias a Dios southwards to the San Juan delta, and its apex at the Coseguina volcano, on the Bay of Fonseca, which separates Nicaragua on the Pacific side from Salvador.

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  • The Talitridae, better known as sandhoppers, can forgo the briny shore and content themselves with the damp foliage of inland forests or casual humidity in the crater of an extinct volcano.

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  • But his hopes were cheated by the volcano, which cast forth his brazen sandals and betrayed his secret (Diog.

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  • Along the line of fracture traces of volcanic activity are frequent; a group of volcanic islands occurs in 14° N., and on Jebel Teir, farther north, a volcano has only recently become extinct.

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  • Taylor volcano (11,389 ft.), which is surrounded by lava tables and some of the most wonderful volcanic buttes in the world.

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  • To the northeast of the town is the Solfatura, a half extinct volcano crater, in which sulphurous gases are exhaled.

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  • Broadly speaking it may be said that a distinction may be drawn between " spirits " and " gods," but it is a distinction of degree rather than of kind, obvious enough at the upper end, yet shading off into manifold varieties of resemblance in the lower forms. Some writers only recognize friendly agencies as gods; but destructive powers like the volcano, or the lords of the underworld, cannot be regarded as the protectors of the life of man, yet they seem in many mythologies to attain the full personalised stature of gods with definite names.

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  • The most noticeable feature is Popa hill, an extinct volcano, in the south-eastern corner of the district.

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  • The Loa is the largest, having its sources on the slopes of the Cordillera south of the Minho volcano, between 21° and 21° 30' S.

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  • In south-eastern Persia the Kuhi-Basman, a dormant volcano, 11,000 to 12,000 ft.

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  • the hot or burning mountain (also called Kuh-i-Nushadar from the sal ammoniac, nushadar, found on its slopes), an active triple-peaked volcano in the Sarhad district and I2,681 ft.

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  • m., and consists almost entirely of a remarkable volcano (5400 ft.) formed of three superimposed cones.

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  • The condor is a native of South America, where it is confined to the region of the Andes, from the Straits of Magellan to 4° north latitude, - the largest examples, it is said, being found about the volcano of Cayambi, situated on the equator.

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  • The new boundary line starts from the summit of the Sapaleri (or Zapalegui), where the Argentine, Bolivian and Chilean boundaries converge, and runs west to Licancaur, thence north to the most southern source of Lake Ascotan which it follows to and across this lake in the direction of the Oyahua volcano, and thence in a straight line to the Tua volcano, on the frontier of the province of Tarapaca.

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  • The southern parts of the central range are composed of granites, syenites, porphyries and crystalline slates, while in the north of Ichinskaya volcano, which is the highest summit of the peninsula (16,920 ft.), the mountains consist chiefly of Tertiary sandstones and old volcanic rocks.

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  • The active Shiveluch (9900 ft.) is the last volcano of this chain.

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  • In it he corrected the erroneous views of Breislak, who conceived that Rome occupies the site of a volcano, to which he ascribed the volcanic materials that cover the seven hills.

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  • Brocchi pointed out that these materials were derived either from Mont Albano, an extinct volcano, 12 m.

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  • Patriotism, insight, courage, statesmanship, energy, - these great qualities were indisputably his; but unfortunately they were vitiated by obstinacy, suspicion and a sulky craftiness, beneath which simmered a very volcano of revengeful cruelty.

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  • The volcano Makushin (5691 ft.) is visible from Iliuliuk, and the volcanic islets Bogoslof and Grewingk, which rose from the sea in 1796 and 1883 respectively, lie about 30 m.

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  • Wrangell (17,500 ft., an active volcano) in the Nutzotin Mountains, Mt.

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  • 1 Sir Martin Conway, who ascended it, ascertained that it is not a volcano.

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  • high, is an active volcano, and its eruptions and earthquakes have frequently brought destruction, as notably in 1852, when the damage was chiefly due to a huge wave of the sea.

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  • Lake Masaya occupies an extinct crater; the isolated volcano of Masaya (3000 ft.) on the opposite side of the lake was active at the time of the conquest of Nicaragua in 1522, and the conquerors, thinking the lava they saw was gold, had themselves lowered into the crater at the risk of their lives.

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  • The volcano was in eruption in 1670, 1782, 1857 and 1902.

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  • that of the others, its culminating points being the volcano M unchique (11,850 ft.) and Cerro Leon (10,847 ft.).

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  • This is especially true of the Rio Vinagre, which rises on the Purace volcano.

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  • The gems are found in a matrix of black slate in what appears to be the crater of a volcano, and are mined in a very crude manner.

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  • This lake lies in a great pit or caldera created by the wrecking in prehistoric times of the volcano Mount Mazama, which according to geologists once had an altitude of about 14,000 ft.

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  • From the west it receives a secondary tributary, the Curaray, from the Andean slopes, between Cotopaxi and the volcano of Tunguragua.

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  • It is formed from a multitude of water-courses which descend the slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes south of the gigantic volcano of Sangay; but it soon reaches the plain, which commences where it receives its Cusulima branch.

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  • A few persons reside on the little island Allegranza, a mass of lava and cinders ejected at various times from a now extinct volcano, the crater of which has still a well-defined edge.

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  • The town lies at the foot of an extinct volcano, the Montagne St Loup, and is built of black volcanic basalt, which gives it a gloomy appearance.

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  • The city is prettily situated on an island-studded and mountain-locked harbour, with a background of forest and snow-capped mountain cones; an extinct volcano, Mt Edgecumbe (3467 ft.), on Kruzof Island, is a conspicuous landmark in the bay.

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  • of Lipari, is a constantly active volcano, ejecting gas and lava at brief intervals, and always visible at night.

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  • The best-known volcano is Hekla (5108 ft.), which was in eruption eighteen times within the historic period down to 1845.

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  • The largest volcano is Askja, situated in the middle of the lava-field of Odaoahraun.

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  • Iceland, however, possesses no constantly active volcano.

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  • But these are now known to be nothing more than spots of unusual whiteness, and if any active volcano exists it is yet to be discovered.

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  • This is the ancient extinct volcano Ankaratra, three of the highest points varying in elevation from 7284 to 8635 ft.

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  • There is now no active volcano in Madagascar, but a large number of extinct cones are found, some apparently of very recent formation.

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  • south-west of Antananarivo there is a still larger extinct volcano, Ankaratra, with an extensive lava field surrounding it; while near Lake Itasy are some 200 volcanic cones.

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  • In the Archean region these are very noticeable near Lake Itasy, in the massif of Ankaratra (an ancient volcano) and in Vakinankaratra (at Betafo, Antsirabe, &c.); while there are numerous outflows of doleritic rocks, probably from faults, along the eastern side of the island and almost parallel with the coast line.

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  • VOLCANO ISLANDS, three small islands in the western Pacific Ocean, S.

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  • It is repeated in the blazing summit of the Kuh-i-taftan (the burning mountain of the Persian frontier)which is the highest active volcano in Asia (13,000 ft.), and probably the farthest inland.

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  • are: Mount Cochico (8255 ft.), Campanario, (13,140 ft.), Peteroa (13,297 ft.), Tinguiririca, Castillo (16,J35 ft.), Volcano Maipu (17,576 ft.), Alvarado (14,600 ft.), Amarillo (15,321 ft.), Volcano San Jose (19,849 ft.), Piuquenes (17,815 ft.), and Volcano Bravard (19,619 ft.).

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  • North of Maipu volcano, ascended by R.

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  • Barahona Pass is 15,092 ft.; Ternera, 15,912 ft.; San Lorenzo, 16,420 ft., while the peak of the volcano reaches 18,143 ft.; Mount Olivares, 20,472 ft.; Porongos, 19,488 ft.; Tortolas, 20,121 ft.; and Potro, 19,357 ft.

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  • Sangay (17,380 ft.), under the equator, according to Wolff, appears to be the most active volcano in the world.

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  • Farther north is the volcano Purace, which presents a height of 16,000 ft.; then come Huila (18,000), Santa Catalina (16,170), and Tolima (18,400), Santa Isabel (16,760), Ruiz (17,390) and Hervas (18,340).

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  • The town is built on the eastern coast, in what is probably the crater of an extinct volcano, and is surrounded by precipitous rocks that form an admirable natural defence.

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  • It occupies a small basin of the great central plateau formed by the volcano Pichincha on the W., the Puengasi ridge on the E., and ridges N.

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  • andesite lava dome of the Soufriere Hills volcano on 31st May 2003.

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  • andesite volcano located in the center of the North Island of New Zealand.

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  • caldera of an exceedingly ancient volcano of extraordinary magnitude.

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  • It is an active volcano with a large flooded caldera open to the sea, which forms a natural harbor.

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  • The collapsed surface of the volcano formed a wide caldera, or crater of sorts, spanning many miles.

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  • Katla volcano rises to 1500 m height and has a 10-km diameter caldera.

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  • From some angles it seems perfectly conical like a classic volcano.

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  • I feel like a person living on the brink of a volcano crater.

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  • crater of an extinct volcano, El Valle is famous for its Sunday Indian craft market.

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  • Quite an interesting extinct volcano, there are nicely stratified deposits of volcanic ash.

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  • dike intrusion at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii.

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  • distant horizon the erupting volcano was barely visible to us.

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  • dolerite plug that was once ths site of a volcano occurs in the southeast side of Carnmoney Hill.

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  • Little do most people know, that volcano was completely dormant.

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  • dormant volcano has not erupted in 2000 years.

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  • drive-in volcano ', with everyone flocking to see the latest spectacular eruption.

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  • erupt the volcano, pour a portion of the activation solution into the can.

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  • This monumental work is the best study ever made of a submarine volcano eruption of the type to which Santorin belongs.

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  • Part of the volcano is formed by gentle lava flows and part by explosive ash eruptions.

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  • eruption of the volcano.

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  • explodete the scientist trying to control the monsters, they crush Tokyo underfoot, but an exploding volcano finally destroys the creatures.

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  • extinct volcano, El Valle is famous for its Sunday Indian craft market.

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  • We then had a toss up between the shark and the volcano eyewitness book, and the volcano won out.

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  • flanks of the volcano.

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  • On 25 June 1997, pyroclastic flows from an eruption resulted in the first deaths directly caused by the volcano.

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  • There is a huge ridge deep below the sea's surface that was created by the lava flow from a volcano.

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  • frying in a pan, The volcano finally sizzles down.

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  • Foot geyser jet: This high intensity foot geyser jet explodes like a volcano.

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  • The jar will hold the volcano shape and hold the gungy goo too!

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  • On the distant horizon the erupting volcano was barely visible to us.

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  • inactive volcano.

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  • My oldest son had juts been set the task of building a volcano for his holiday homework.

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  • The 10-mile wide crater lake between them, where the heart of the volcano had been ripped out, filled up with sea water.

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  • volcano lateral collapses also produce giant landslide deposits and leave lateral collapse scars.

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  • lava from the volcano 's most recent eruptions.

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  • The majestic snow-capped volcano Osorno stands majestic against country's second largest lake Lago Llanquihue.

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  • right next-door is an extinct volcano complete with a perfect crater in the top.

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  • observatory on the top of an extinct volcano.

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  • observatoryed that in future volcano observatories all over the world could use the technique.

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  • The Tutuki Splash is another Adrenalin pumper, plunging down the side of an erupting volcano into a jungle river.

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  • pyroclastic flows from an eruption resulted in the first deaths directly caused by the volcano.

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  • reedy voice piped, " Do you think a volcano might start in there?

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  • rim of a submerged volcano, divers see trails of bubbles emitted from the ocean floor.

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  • Yosemite: On Sunday Allen Baum and Donya White collect me from Volcano and we hit the road to Yosemite Valley.

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  • LAVA FLOWS These are flows of extremely hot molten rocks extruded by the volcano.

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  • Numerical studies like this can help to understand wave propagation phenomena observed on field recordings in volcano seismology.

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  • Alternatively, for the more adventurous, Cotopaxi, in the central sierra, is Ecuador's most frequently climbed volcano.

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  • slopes of the 2300m volcano, impressive glaciers spill into the sea.

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  • High above us we can see a white speck, which I am hoping will be the rim of the volcano.

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  • stratifyan interesting extinct volcano, there are nicely stratified deposits of volcanic ash.

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  • towering above the city atop an extinct volcano.

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  • On the distant horizon the erupting volcano was barely visible to us.

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  • Despite the scientist trying to control the monsters, they crush Tokyo underfoot, but an exploding volcano finally destroys the creatures.

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  • Alternatively, for the more adventurous, Cotopaxi, in the central sierra, is Ecuador's most frequently climbed volcano.

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  • volcano located in the center of the North Island of New Zealand.

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  • Dundee maintains a spectacular position on the Tay Estuary and is dominated by a dormant volcano called " The Law " .

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  • El Valle Situated in the crater of an extinct volcano, El Valle is famous for its Sunday Indian craft market.

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  • A dormant volcano has not erupted in 2000 years.

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  • A fishing vessel disappears in calm waters; an undersea volcano?

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  • A burst of polystyrene erupted like a Hawaiian volcano.

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  • Do you know where the nearest active volcano is?

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  • volcano on a remote island.

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  • volcano eruption they will return to the futuristic Atrium for their reception or dinner.

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  • volcano crater, at a peculiar outpost in its range.

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  • Kilauea, at the center, is the ' drive-in volcano ', with everyone flocking to see the latest spectacular eruption.

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  • Forty minutes later we arrived at the mud volcano at the core of the reserve.

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  • As one island volcano becomes extinct, another develops over the hotspot, and the cycle is repeated.

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  • zonation map for volcanoes 1, 3 & 4 and a very basic location map for volcano 2. Summary sheet.

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  • hazard zonation map for volcanoes 1, 3 & 4 and a very basic location map for volcano 2. Summary sheet.

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  • The line starts at the intersection of the 23rd parallel with the 67th meridian and runs south-westerly and southerly to the mountain and volcano summits of Rincon, Socompa, Llullaillaco, Azufre, Aguas Blancas and Sierra Nevada, thence to the initial point of the British award.

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  • Australia possesses one mountain which, though not a volcano, is a " burning mountain."

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  • Crater lakes are Telaga (lake) Budas, in the crater of the volcano of the same name in the south-east, and Telaga Warna, on the slopes of the Gede, famous for its beautiful tinting.

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  • slope of the extinct volcano of Rocca Monfina, 27 m.

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  • 2 Port Lloyd, the chief anchorage (situated on Peel Island), is considered by Commodore Perry - who visited the islands in 1853 and strongly urged the establishment of a United States coaling station there - to have been formerly the crater of a volcano from which the surrounding hills were thrown up, the entrance to the harbour being a fissure through which lava used to pour into the sea.

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  • coast of the South Andaman; the remarkable marine volcano, Barren Island (1 so ft.), quiescent for more than a century, 71 m.

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  • of Port Blair; and the equally curious isolated mountain, the extinct volcano of Narcondam, rising 2330 ft.

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  • Barren Island is a volcano of the general Sunda group which includes also the Pegu group to which Narcondam belongs.

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  • sulphur dioxide and sulphuretted hydrogen, are present in volcanic exhalations (see Volcano) and in many mineral waters.

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  • It is an extinct volcano rising to 4365 ft.

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  • In 1866 a submarine volcano near the islet of Olosenga was the scene of a violent commotion, discharging rocks and mud to a height of 2000 ft.

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  • The central core, which consists of several steep pyramids, is that of a very denuded old volcano, which when its crater was complete may have reached 2000 ft.

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  • In Burma also there is at least one extinct volcano.

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  • The active volcano of Ceboruco rises in the western part of the territory.

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  • the boundary between Russian and Turkish Armenia, having Ararat at its eastern extremity and the extinct volcano of Kessa-dagh (11,260 ft.) at its western.

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  • It is upon the line of the rim of the inner crater of the great volcano, while Tusculum and Algidus Mons mark the edge of the earlier outer crater, which was about 7 m.

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  • East of the town rises Mayon, an active volcano, and the rich volcanic soil in this region produces hemp, rice and coco-nuts.

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  • by rail), and near the south-west foot of the volcano Misti which rises to a height of 19,029 ft.

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  • The whole series was evidently deposited in shallow water on the summit of a submarine volcano standing in its present isolation, and round which the ocean floor has probably altered but a few hundred feet since the Eocene age.

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  • immediately from the shores, while the mountains of Tongariro, Ngauruhoe, an active volcano, and Ruapehu, a snow-clad peak, back the view to the south and mark the limit of the great volcanic line which extends 160 m.

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  • Popa, a detached peak in the Myingyan district, belongs to this system and rises to a height of nearly 5000 f t., but it is interesting mainly as an extinct volcano, a landmark and an object of superstitious folklore, throughout the whole of Central Burma.

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  • north-north-east of Yenangyaung the extinct volcano of Popa rises to a height of 3000 ft.

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  • An extinct volcano occurs at Aden, and volcanic rocks are found at other places near the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb.

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  • The hot baths of Chillan, in the eastern part of the province on the slope of the volcano of that name, about 7000 ft.

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  • The Nevado de Toluca, an extinct volcano, rises to a height of 14,950 ft.

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  • Chief among them are the snowy peak of Lirima (19,128 ft.) over the ravine of Tarapaca, the volcano of Isluga overhanging Camilla, the Bolivian peak of Sajama, and Tocora (19,741 ft.) near the Bolivian frontier.

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  • Farther north the Misti volcano rises over the city of Arequipa in a perfect cone to a height of over 20,013 ft., and near its base are the hot sulphur and iron springs of Yura.

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  • VESUVIUS (also Vesevus in ancient poets), a volcano rising from the eastern margin of the Bay of Naples in Italy, about 7 m.

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  • Hence the mountain has served as a type for the general popular conception of a volcano, and its history has supplied a large part of the information on which geological theories of volcanic action have been based.

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  • This precipice, known as Monte Somma, forms the wall of an ancient prehistoric crater of vastly greater size than that of the present volcano.

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  • At the time of its greatest dimensions the volcano was perhaps twice as high as it is now.

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  • But the bundant steam given off by the volcano seems to have con- c ensed into copious rain, which, mixing with the light volcanic V

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  • ily increasing in violence, the volcano burst into renewed ~

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  • Vast p PRINTED If ouds of dust and stones, blown out of the crater and funnel of ie volcano, were hurled into the air and carried for hundreds miles, the finer particles falling to the earth even.

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  • The numerous deep ravines which indented the des of the prehistoric volcano, and still form a marked feature I the outer slopes of Somma, have on the south side served channels to guide the currents of lava from the younger)ne.

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  • On one of the ridges Itween these radiating valleys an observatory for watching ie progress of the volcano was established by the Neapolitan)vernment, and is still supported as a national institution.

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  • There is entire absence of the Alpine plants found abundantly on the summits of other high mountains in Japan, a fact due, doubtless, to the comparatively recent activity of the volcano.

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  • The best known are Chiokai-zan, called Akita-Fuji (the Fuji of the Akita province), a volcano 7077 ft.

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  • A little farther south enclosing the fertile plain of Aizu (Aizu-taira, as it is called) several important peaks are found, among them being lide-san (6332 ft.) Azuma-yama (7733 ft.), which, after a long interval of quiescence, has given many evidences of volcanic activity during recent years; Nasu-dake (6296 ft.), an active volcano; and Bandai-san (6037 ft.), A terrible interest attaches to the last-named mountain, for, after having remained quiet so long as to lull the inhabitants of the neigh.

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  • In the neighborhood of ~ ~, Nagasaki, over the celebrated solfataras of Unzen-take KlilshIiI (called also Onsen) stands an extinct volcano, whose summit, Fugen-dake, is 4865 ft.

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  • Aso-take is still an active volcano, but its eruptions during recent years have been confined to ashes and dust.

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  • Only two other mountains in KishiC need be mentioneda volcano (3~,I3 ft.) on the island Sakura-jima, in the extreme south; and Kirishiina-yama (5538 ft.), on the boundary of Hiuga, a mountain specially sacred in Japanese eyes, because on its eastern peak (Takachiho-dake) the god Ninigi descended as the forerunner of the first Japanese sovereign, Jimmu.

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  • There are neither sulphuric exhalations nor escapes of steam at present, and it would seem that this great volcano is permanently extinct.

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  • Among still active volcanoes the following are the best known Name of Volcano Height in feet.

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  • On the Fukushima (E.) side of the volcano rises a large parasitic cone, extinct.

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  • A triple-peaked volcano in the solfatara stage, extinct at the summit, but displaying considerable activity at its base in the form of numerous fumaroles and boiling sulilhur springs.

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  • This volcano is all but extinct.

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  • side of the volcano, lies some 500 ft.

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  • Izuno Oshima (Vries The volcano on this island is called Island) (lIti) 2461.

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  • The largest active volcano in Japan.

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  • Some one throws himself over a cataract or leaps into the crater of a volcano, and immediately a score or two follow.

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  • Robespierre, who was himself on the brink of the volcano, remembered the venomous sallies in the Journal de Paris.

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  • The Aconcagua river rises on the southern slope of the volcano Aconcagua, flows eastward through a broad valley, or bay in the mountains, and enters the Pacific 12 m.

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  • It is beautifully situated among the hills at the foot of the Salak volcano, about 860 ft.

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  • In the northern part of the country it spreads into several side valleys, from one of which rises the extinct volcano Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (19,321 ft.).

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  • in diameter - of an extinct volcano, the rim of which rises in several Rivers.

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  • Terraces and buttresses extend and ramify in all directions from the central crater, so that the giant volcano and its surrounding heights form a mountain country (notable for its innumerable cascades and dense forests) the size of Montenegro.

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  • Above it rises the fourcratered volcano of Pacaya (8390 ft.), which was in eruption in 1870.

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  • North and north-west the lake is closed in by the volcanic Buru hills; to the south towers the extinct volcano of Longonot.

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  • The Bermudas were formerly much more extensive than at present, and they may possibly stand upon the summit of a hidden volcano.

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  • In 1699 Batavia was visited by a terrible earthquake, and the streams were choked by the mud from the volcano of Gunong Salak; they overflowed the surrounding country and made it a swamp, by which the climate was so affected that the city became notorious for its unhealthiness, and was in great danger of being altogether abandoned.

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  • from the foot of the volcano Purace, near the source of the Cauca and on one of its small tributaries, 5712 ft.

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  • south-east of the city, the Sotara volcano to approximately the same height about the same distance south by east, and behind these at a greater distance the Pan de Azucar, 15,978 ft.

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  • There are hot sulphurous springs near by on the flanks of the volcano Purace, especially at Coconuco, which are much frequented by Colombians.

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  • without a single volcano.

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  • The different kinds of lava are more fully described in the article Volcano.

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  • In the north-west are the southern slopes of the volcano Merapi, and in the east the Kidul hills and the plateau of Sewu.

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  • The name is probably of Aztec origin, and is said by some authorities to mean in its native form Quauhtematlan, "Land of the Eagle," or "Land of Forest"; others, writing it U-ha-tez-ma-la, connect it with the volcano of Agua (i.e.

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  • West Spanish Peak (I~l,62o ft.), in the Front Range of southern Colorado, may be mentioned as a fine example of a deeply dissected volcano, originally of greater height, with many unusually strong radiating dike-ridges near its denuded flanks.

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  • The belt of ielative depression between the inner Pacific ranges and the Coast range is dhided by the fine volcano Mt Shasta (14,380 ft.) in northern California into unlike portions.

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  • A little north of the centre of the valley rise the Marysville Buttes, the remains of a maturely dissected volcano (2128 ft).

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  • above the sea, at the eastern foot of the Pasto volcano, which rises above the city to a height of 13,990 ft.

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  • It is an extinct volcano, rising 2989 ft.

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  • This is the less improbable because it lies in the neighbourhood of a line of earthquake movement, and both from Thucydides and from Strabo we hear of the northern part of the island being shaken at different periods, and the latter writer speaks of a fountain at Chalcis being dried up by a similar cause, and a mud volcano formed in the neighbouring plain.

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  • The close connexion of Hephaestus with Lemnos and especially with its mountain Mosychlus has been explained by the supposed existence of a volcano; but no crater or other sign of volcanic agency is now apparent, and the "Lemnian fire" - a phenomenon attributed to Hephaestus - may have been due to natural gas (see LeMNos).

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  • The Olympian forge had been transferred to Etna or some other volcano, and Hephaestus had become a subterranean rather than a celestial power.

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  • Prometheus resembles the Polynesian Maui, who went down to fetch fire from the volcano of Mahuika, the fire-god.

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  • In some cases there is belief in a good spirit inhabiting a pleasant land, and an evil spirit associated with a volcano; also in a future life.

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  • half of Molokai, there is evidence of a fracture followed by the submergence of a portion of a volcano.

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  • Mauna Loa (" Great Mountain "), on the S., is by far the largest volcano in the world; from a base measuring at sea-level about 75 m.

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  • Since the Rev. William Ellis and a party of American missionaries first made the volcano known to the civilized ' Among the minqr phenomena of Hawaiian volcanoes are the delicate glassy fibres called Pele's hair by the Hawaiians, which are spun by the wind from the rising and falling drops of liquid lava, and blown over the edge or into the crevices of the crater.

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  • Volz, the lake had its origin in the collapse of a volcano.

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  • in area) filling the hollow of an old volcano, and with rivers which have eroded their beds in the tuffs to a depth of 300 ft.

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  • The Makakau and Selabung drain into Lake Ranau, which on the south side is dammed by the volcano Seminung.

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  • The slopes below Velletri, on the other hand, derive much of their moisture from the space between the inner and outer ring of the Alban volcano, which it was impossible to drain: and this in turn receives much moisture from the basin of the extinct inner crater.'

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  • Aetna), a volcano on the east coast of Sicily, the summit of which is 18 m.

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  • of the new, was completely destroyed by .an eruption of the volcano in 1814 (about 1200 people being killed), and the new town was almost entirely destroyed by the insurgents in February 1900, an ancient stone church of much beauty (in what was formerly Daraga) being left standing on an elevated site commanding a view of the surrounding country.

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  • St Kilda is probably the core of a Tertiary volcano, but, besides volcanic rocks, contains hills of sandstone in which the stratification is distinct.

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  • Cohen, who regarded the pipes as of the nature of a mud volcano, and the blue ground as a kimberlite breccia altered by hydrothermal action, thought that the diamond and accompanying minerals had been brought up from deep-seated crystalline schists.

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  • The city is so situated as to be affected by shocks from all the various seismological centres of Luzon, especially those from the active volcano Taal, 35 m.

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  • In the summer of 1894 a subterranean volcano was observed in this basin of the Caspian, in 38° 10' N.

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  • The only plain of any great extent is that of Catania, watered by the Simeto, in the east; to the north of this plain the active volcano of Etna rises with an exceedingly gentle slope to the height of 10,868 ft.

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  • 'POPOCATEPETL (Aztec popoca " to smoke," tepetl " mountain "), a dormant volcano in Mexico in lat.

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  • As it lies in the state of Puebla and is the dominating feature in the views from the city of that name, it is sometimes called the Puebla volcano.

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  • A detailed description of the volcano was published by the Mexican geological survey in 1895 according to which the crater is elliptical in form, 2008 by 1312 ft.,, and has a depth of 1657 ft.

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  • The Imbabura volcano, celebrated for its destructive eruptions of mud and water, stands midway between the two ranges at the northern end of the plateau, and belongs to the transverse ridge of knot (nudo) which unites them.

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  • Ibarra on the northern flanks of the volcano has suffered severely from its eruptions.

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  • Antisana is crowned with a double dome, and is described as an extinct volcano, though Humboldt saw smoke issuing from it in 1802.

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  • Sincholagua and Ruminagui are the next two peaks, going southward, and then the unrivalled cone of Cotopaxi - the highest active volcano in the world - from whose summit smoke curls upward unceasingly.

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  • Sangay, or Sangai, the next and last large volcano to the south, is in a state of frequent eruption, however, and is known as one of the most restless volcanoes of the world.

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  • It is considered to be an extinct volcano because it makes the plumb-line deviate only 7" to 8", from which it is deduced that the mountain is hollow.

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  • Moreover, the calcined matter resembling white sand which covers its sides below the snow-line, extensive beds of lava, and the issue of streams of hot water from its northern side, seem to confirm the deduction that Chimborazo is an extinct volcano.

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  • Atacatzo is an extinct volcano, with nothing noteworthy in its appearance and history.

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  • Perhaps no Ecuadorean volcano is better known than Pichincha, the " boiling mountain," because of its destructive eruptions and its proximity to the city of Quito.

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  • The sources of the first - the Rioblanco, Pisco and Puntal - are to be found on the northern slopes of the transverse ridge which culminates in the Imbabura volcano.

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  • There are two others of apparently the same origin on the north-west slopes of the Mojanda volcano, but they are less attractive because of their gloomy surroundings.

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  • Alajuela is built at the southern base of the volcano of Poas (8895 ft.) and overlooks the fertile plateau of San Jose.

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  • Sainte-Marthe (I, 2, 3)1715-178513 Rivet, Clemencet, Clement 1733-1763 12 in 4t° Bouquet (i-8), Brial (12-19)1738-18331 9 Labbat 1789 Grand Bassin, in the south of the island, it is probably the extinct crater of an ancient volcano; similar lakes are the Mare aux Vacois and the Mare aux Joncs, and there are other deep hollows which have a like origin.

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  • South of Lake Alelbad is a volcano called Artali or Erta-ale ("the smoky"), and farther to the S.E., in about 13° 15' N., is the peak of Afdera, which was in eruption in June 1907.

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  • in height, which run more or less parallel to and a few miles from the coast, include the volcano of Dubbi (reported active in 1861), some 30 m.

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  • and near the northern end of the zone of depression the volcano of Alid (2985 ft.) rises from the trough.

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  • above the sea except near its centre, where the extinct volcano of Arayat rises to 3564 ft.

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  • Mt Mayon (7916 ft.), near the south-eastern extremity, is an active volcano with an almost perfect cone.

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  • On the east border of the south portion of the basin of the Rio Grande Mindanao is Mt Apo (10,312 ft.), an extinct volcano and the highest elevation in the archipelago.

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  • Lake Taal, a few miles south-west of Laguna de Bay, occupies the crater of a great volcano.

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  • The country rises gently to it on all sides, and on an island near its centre is the active volcano of Taal, 1050 ft.

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  • The principal centres of disturbance are in the valley of the Agusan, in the region of Mayon volcano, in the region of Taal volcano, on Masbate Island, and along the north shore of Luzon.

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  • Pedro volcano rising to a height of 11,800 ft.

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  • extremity, is an extinct volcano (4365 ft.).

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  • Mr Freshfield thus described the mountain: - "It stands perfectly isolated from all the other ranges, with the still more perfect cone of Little Ararat (a typical volcano) at its side.

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  • In the middle stands the huge volcano Cherimai, clad with virgin forest and coffee plantations, and surrounded at its foot by rice fields.

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  • South-south-west of Cherimai on the Preanger border is the Sawal volcano, at whose foot is the beautiful Penjalu lake.

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  • At Ogilby, Volcano, Indio and other stations on the Southern Pacific line the normal annual precipitation is from 1.5 to 2.5 in.; and there are localities near Owen's lake, even on its very edge, that are almost dry.

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  • The normal annual means on Indio, Mammoth Tanks, Salton and Volcano Springs are from 73.9° to 78.4 F.; the monthly means from 52.8° to 101.3° (frequently 95° to 98°).

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  • along the Caribbean Sea from Cape Gracias a Dios southwards to the San Juan delta, and its apex at the Coseguina volcano, on the Bay of Fonseca, which separates Nicaragua on the Pacific side from Salvador.

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  • The Talitridae, better known as sandhoppers, can forgo the briny shore and content themselves with the damp foliage of inland forests or casual humidity in the crater of an extinct volcano.

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  • But his hopes were cheated by the volcano, which cast forth his brazen sandals and betrayed his secret (Diog.

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  • Along the line of fracture traces of volcanic activity are frequent; a group of volcanic islands occurs in 14° N., and on Jebel Teir, farther north, a volcano has only recently become extinct.

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  • Taylor volcano (11,389 ft.), which is surrounded by lava tables and some of the most wonderful volcanic buttes in the world.

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  • To the northeast of the town is the Solfatura, a half extinct volcano crater, in which sulphurous gases are exhaled.

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  • Broadly speaking it may be said that a distinction may be drawn between " spirits " and " gods," but it is a distinction of degree rather than of kind, obvious enough at the upper end, yet shading off into manifold varieties of resemblance in the lower forms. Some writers only recognize friendly agencies as gods; but destructive powers like the volcano, or the lords of the underworld, cannot be regarded as the protectors of the life of man, yet they seem in many mythologies to attain the full personalised stature of gods with definite names.

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  • The most noticeable feature is Popa hill, an extinct volcano, in the south-eastern corner of the district.

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  • The Loa is the largest, having its sources on the slopes of the Cordillera south of the Minho volcano, between 21° and 21° 30' S.

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  • In south-eastern Persia the Kuhi-Basman, a dormant volcano, 11,000 to 12,000 ft.

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  • the hot or burning mountain (also called Kuh-i-Nushadar from the sal ammoniac, nushadar, found on its slopes), an active triple-peaked volcano in the Sarhad district and I2,681 ft.

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  • m., and consists almost entirely of a remarkable volcano (5400 ft.) formed of three superimposed cones.

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  • The condor is a native of South America, where it is confined to the region of the Andes, from the Straits of Magellan to 4° north latitude, - the largest examples, it is said, being found about the volcano of Cayambi, situated on the equator.

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  • The new boundary line starts from the summit of the Sapaleri (or Zapalegui), where the Argentine, Bolivian and Chilean boundaries converge, and runs west to Licancaur, thence north to the most southern source of Lake Ascotan which it follows to and across this lake in the direction of the Oyahua volcano, and thence in a straight line to the Tua volcano, on the frontier of the province of Tarapaca.

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  • The southern parts of the central range are composed of granites, syenites, porphyries and crystalline slates, while in the north of Ichinskaya volcano, which is the highest summit of the peninsula (16,920 ft.), the mountains consist chiefly of Tertiary sandstones and old volcanic rocks.

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  • The active Shiveluch (9900 ft.) is the last volcano of this chain.

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  • In it he corrected the erroneous views of Breislak, who conceived that Rome occupies the site of a volcano, to which he ascribed the volcanic materials that cover the seven hills.

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  • Brocchi pointed out that these materials were derived either from Mont Albano, an extinct volcano, 12 m.

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  • Patriotism, insight, courage, statesmanship, energy, - these great qualities were indisputably his; but unfortunately they were vitiated by obstinacy, suspicion and a sulky craftiness, beneath which simmered a very volcano of revengeful cruelty.

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  • The volcano Makushin (5691 ft.) is visible from Iliuliuk, and the volcanic islets Bogoslof and Grewingk, which rose from the sea in 1796 and 1883 respectively, lie about 30 m.

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  • Wrangell (17,500 ft., an active volcano) in the Nutzotin Mountains, Mt.

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  • 1 Sir Martin Conway, who ascended it, ascertained that it is not a volcano.

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  • high, is an active volcano, and its eruptions and earthquakes have frequently brought destruction, as notably in 1852, when the damage was chiefly due to a huge wave of the sea.

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  • Lake Masaya occupies an extinct crater; the isolated volcano of Masaya (3000 ft.) on the opposite side of the lake was active at the time of the conquest of Nicaragua in 1522, and the conquerors, thinking the lava they saw was gold, had themselves lowered into the crater at the risk of their lives.

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  • The volcano was in eruption in 1670, 1782, 1857 and 1902.

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  • that of the others, its culminating points being the volcano M unchique (11,850 ft.) and Cerro Leon (10,847 ft.).

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  • This is especially true of the Rio Vinagre, which rises on the Purace volcano.

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  • The gems are found in a matrix of black slate in what appears to be the crater of a volcano, and are mined in a very crude manner.

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  • This lake lies in a great pit or caldera created by the wrecking in prehistoric times of the volcano Mount Mazama, which according to geologists once had an altitude of about 14,000 ft.

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  • From the west it receives a secondary tributary, the Curaray, from the Andean slopes, between Cotopaxi and the volcano of Tunguragua.

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  • It is formed from a multitude of water-courses which descend the slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes south of the gigantic volcano of Sangay; but it soon reaches the plain, which commences where it receives its Cusulima branch.

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  • ALGIDUS MONS, a portion of the ridge forming the rim of the larger crater of the Alban volcano (see Albanus MoNs) and more especially the eastern portion, traversed by a narrow opening (now called the Cava d'Aglio) of which the Via Latina took advantage, and which frequently appears in the early military history of Rome.

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  • A few persons reside on the little island Allegranza, a mass of lava and cinders ejected at various times from a now extinct volcano, the crater of which has still a well-defined edge.

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  • The town lies at the foot of an extinct volcano, the Montagne St Loup, and is built of black volcanic basalt, which gives it a gloomy appearance.

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  • The city is prettily situated on an island-studded and mountain-locked harbour, with a background of forest and snow-capped mountain cones; an extinct volcano, Mt Edgecumbe (3467 ft.), on Kruzof Island, is a conspicuous landmark in the bay.

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  • of Lipari, is a constantly active volcano, ejecting gas and lava at brief intervals, and always visible at night.

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  • The best-known volcano is Hekla (5108 ft.), which was in eruption eighteen times within the historic period down to 1845.

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  • The largest volcano is Askja, situated in the middle of the lava-field of Odaoahraun.

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  • Iceland, however, possesses no constantly active volcano.

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  • But these are now known to be nothing more than spots of unusual whiteness, and if any active volcano exists it is yet to be discovered.

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  • This is the ancient extinct volcano Ankaratra, three of the highest points varying in elevation from 7284 to 8635 ft.

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  • There is now no active volcano in Madagascar, but a large number of extinct cones are found, some apparently of very recent formation.

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  • south-west of Antananarivo there is a still larger extinct volcano, Ankaratra, with an extensive lava field surrounding it; while near Lake Itasy are some 200 volcanic cones.

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  • In the Archean region these are very noticeable near Lake Itasy, in the massif of Ankaratra (an ancient volcano) and in Vakinankaratra (at Betafo, Antsirabe, &c.); while there are numerous outflows of doleritic rocks, probably from faults, along the eastern side of the island and almost parallel with the coast line.

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  • VOLCANO ISLANDS, three small islands in the western Pacific Ocean, S.

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  • It is repeated in the blazing summit of the Kuh-i-taftan (the burning mountain of the Persian frontier)which is the highest active volcano in Asia (13,000 ft.), and probably the farthest inland.

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  • are: Mount Cochico (8255 ft.), Campanario, (13,140 ft.), Peteroa (13,297 ft.), Tinguiririca, Castillo (16,J35 ft.), Volcano Maipu (17,576 ft.), Alvarado (14,600 ft.), Amarillo (15,321 ft.), Volcano San Jose (19,849 ft.), Piuquenes (17,815 ft.), and Volcano Bravard (19,619 ft.).

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  • North of Maipu volcano, ascended by R.

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  • Barahona Pass is 15,092 ft.; Ternera, 15,912 ft.; San Lorenzo, 16,420 ft., while the peak of the volcano reaches 18,143 ft.; Mount Olivares, 20,472 ft.; Porongos, 19,488 ft.; Tortolas, 20,121 ft.; and Potro, 19,357 ft.

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  • Sangay (17,380 ft.), under the equator, according to Wolff, appears to be the most active volcano in the world.

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  • Farther north is the volcano Purace, which presents a height of 16,000 ft.; then come Huila (18,000), Santa Catalina (16,170), and Tolima (18,400), Santa Isabel (16,760), Ruiz (17,390) and Hervas (18,340).

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  • The town is built on the eastern coast, in what is probably the crater of an extinct volcano, and is surrounded by precipitous rocks that form an admirable natural defence.

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  • It occupies a small basin of the great central plateau formed by the volcano Pichincha on the W., the Puengasi ridge on the E., and ridges N.

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  • "What a charming creature your younger girl is," said the visitor; "a little volcano!"

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  • The Tutuki Splash is another adrenalin pumper, plunging down the side of an erupting volcano into a jungle river.

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  • They have ordered Volcano to stop calling their raunchy version of the script Under Milk Wood.

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  • A reedy voice piped, Do you think a volcano might start in there?

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  • Along the rim of a submerged volcano, divers see trails of bubbles emitted from the ocean floor.

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  • Yosemite: On Sunday Allen Baum and Donya White collect me from Volcano and we hit the road to Yosemite Valley.

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  • LAVA FLOWS These are flows of extremely hot molten rocks extruded by the volcano.

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  • Numerical studies like this can help to understand wave propagation phenomena observed on field recordings in volcano seismology.

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  • Alternatively, for the more adventurous, Cotopaxi, in the central sierra, is Ecuador 's most frequently climbed volcano.

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  • From the slopes of the 2300m volcano, impressive glaciers spill into the sea.

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  • High above us we can see a white speck, which I am hoping will be the rim of the volcano.

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  • Edinburgh is a walker 's paradise, with the impressive castle towering above the city atop an extinct volcano.

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  • Dundee maintains a spectacular position on the Tay Estuary and is dominated by a dormant volcano called " The Law ".

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  • A fishing vessel disappears in calm waters; an undersea volcano?

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  • A burst of polystyrene erupted like a Hawaiian volcano.

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  • Do you know where the nearest active volcano is?

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  • The Spaceship was hidden in the crater of an extinct volcano on a remote island.

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  • After experiencing the shock of an earthquake and a volcano eruption they will return to the futuristic Atrium for their reception or dinner.

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  • The latter species actually breeds nearby, in a water-filled volcano crater, at a peculiar outpost in its range.

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  • Forty minutes later we arrived at the mud volcano at the core of the reserve.

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  • As one island volcano becomes extinct, another develops over the hotspot, and the cycle is repeated.

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  • Hazard zonation map for volcanoes 1, 3 & 4 and a very basic location map for volcano 2. Summary sheet.

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  • The city looked grim, covered in a mantle of soot, after the erruption of the nearby volcano.

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  • You can also add dry ice to your beverages, Jacuzzi, swimming pools, "witch's brew", fog machine, or makeshift volcano for an eerie smoking effect.

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  • Do you have activities planned, like a bike tour in Volcano Country, attending a luau, or visiting one of the botanical gardens?

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  • Big Island-The Big Island has the world's largest, active volcano and a variety of land forms, from large beaches to lava fields and historic sites.

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  • A Las Vegas wedding might use a cake shaped like one of the famous Strip hotels or the Mirage volcano, while a winter wedding cake might be best accented with a stunning snowflake motif.

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  • You can see a show, visit M&M World, catch free volcano eruptions at the Mirage, and more.

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  • For example, a stop on the Big Island of Hawaii provides opportunity to hike to an active volcano while a visit to Oahu gives passengers the chance to luxuriate on the sands of world-famous Waikiki Beach.

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  • A lot of drivers think about vehicle safety, but do they ever think about car safety -- if a volcano erupts, what should I do?

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  • There's no getting around it, when it comes to car safety, if a volcano erupts, there's a good chance your car won't run.

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  • So, what can you do to keep your car safe if a volcano erupts?

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  • So what can car safety: if a volcano erupts teach us?

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  • Volcano, Treehouse, Training, Swamp, Steam, Regulator, Rebellion, Pier, Fort, Factory, Dam, Catacombs, Carrier, Bunker, Boat Archive, Research, and River.

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  • But what is this mysterious smoke coming out of the volcano?

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  • As per usual, you get a good mix of environments here, from the lava-filled volcano stage to icey mountains, grassy plains to underground caverns.

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  • There are many science experiments that fit the pre K age including a vinegar and baking soda volcano, growing mold on a bread slice or growing plants from seeds.

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  • Make a model of an underwater volcano and show how islands are formed.

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  • Does the height of a volcano affect the viscosity of the lava?

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  • A parent may be recruited to help make a volcano (with requisite lava) or putting the solar system together.

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  • Determine which vinegar-to-baking soda ratio will produce the most impressive volcano eruption.

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  • From swimming in the Pacific to biking down a volcano to relaxing on the beach, there's fun for visitors of every age.

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  • The dormant volcano, sitting 10,000 feet above sea level, is located inside a self-named national park.

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  • Down the road, families can assist the pirates' assault and participate in the volcano activities at Treasure Island.

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  • Intrepid travelers can stay the night at Volcano House, located along the rim of Kilauea.

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  • Another popular free attraction in Las Vegas is the Volcano that sits in front of the Mirage Las Vegas.

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  • A peaceful waterfall during the day, every hour from dusk until midnight, the volcano erupts, sending flames over 100 feet into the air.

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  • Haleakala National Park is home to the Haleakala Crater, the largest dormant volcano in the world.

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  • The main island also has plantation, beach, coffee farm, and volcano tours.

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  • Costa Rica - Picture yourself relaxing in a hot spring at the foot of a volcano or exploring the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica.

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  • Create a volcano with crumpled brown construction paper and glue it to the back.

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  • Inspired by Mt. Etna, an 11,000-foot tall volcano on the shores of Sicily, company founders chose the name Aetna for what was once a fledgling venture.

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  • A volcano scene was created using coals and a smoke machine.

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