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Archeologist uncover skeletal remains of two men escaping from Mount Vesuvius's eruption in Pompeii
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Archeologist uncover skeletal remains of two men escaping from Mount Vesuvius's eruption in Pompeii

The remains of the two victims, lying next to each other on their backs, were found in a layer of grey ash at least two meters deep

New mineral 'petrovite' discovered in the furnace of Russia's Tolbachik volcano
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New mineral 'petrovite' discovered in the furnace of Russia's Tolbachik volcano

Scientists believe petrovite can be used to invent new ways of developing cathodes for use in batteries and electrical devices.

NASA's Cassini observes volcano-like features near the poles of Saturn’s moon Titan
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NASA's Cassini observes volcano-like features near the poles of Saturn’s moon Titan

Researchers think these cryovolcanoes are created as water-ice crust melts into liquid water, which then erupts onto Titan's surface.

NASA to monitor earthquakes, volcanic eruptions from space using new type of imaging radar system
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NASA to monitor earthquakes, volcanic eruptions from space using new type of imaging radar system

The instrument that will detect these activities is known as CubeSat Imaging Radar for Earth Sciences (CIRES).

Lava erupts from Taal volcano in Philippines, tens of thousands of people evacuate their villages
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Lava erupts from Taal volcano in Philippines, tens of thousands of people evacuate their villages

The last time the volcano’s eruption has a disastrous effect was in 1965, when more than 200 people were killed.

Five dead, 8 missing after volcano eruption off New Zealand coast leaves 'no signs of life' on White Island
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Five dead, 8 missing after volcano eruption off New Zealand coast leaves 'no signs of life' on White Island

Unstable conditions hampered rescue workers Tuesday from searching for at least eight people missing and feared dead after a volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted

New Zealand’s White Island volcano: One dead, many missing; eruption sends plume of steam, ash about 12,000 feet into air
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New Zealand’s White Island volcano: One dead, many missing; eruption sends plume of steam, ash about 12,000 feet into air

Brad Scott, a volcanologist with GNS Science, said eruption was significant and sent plume of steam, ash about 12,000 feet into the air

Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth

NASA loaned 18 rock samples for the study and they came from the Apollo 12 and 15 missions.

Fire on the mountain: Massive volcano Stromboli explodes in biggest eruption since 2007
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Fire on the mountain: Massive volcano Stromboli explodes in biggest eruption since 2007

The volcano is known as 'the lighthouse of the Mediterranean' for its frequent & bright nighttime eruptions.

NASA's International Space Station captures images of Raikoke volcano erupting
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NASA's International Space Station captures images of Raikoke volcano erupting

The Raikoke volcano situated in the Pacific Ocean erupted after a dormant period of 95 years.

Bali's Mount Agung volcano erupts but normal operation of flights return
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Bali's Mount Agung volcano erupts but normal operation of flights return

Bali airport spokesman Arie Ahsanurrohim said nine flights between Bali and Australia were cancelled.

Indonesia's tsunami triggered by a volcano caught the disaster-prone nation offguard
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Indonesia's tsunami triggered by a volcano caught the disaster-prone nation offguard

Anak Krakatau had been erupting since June, the last eruption just 24 minutes before the tsunami.

More than 500 hikers evacuated from Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau after severe earthquake triggered landslides
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More than 500 hikers evacuated from Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau after severe earthquake triggered landslides

More than 500 hikers and their guides have been successfully evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain

Fuego volcano eruption: Central America's most active volcano erupted on 3 June, killing dozens
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Fuego volcano eruption: Central America's most active volcano erupted on 3 June, killing dozens

Fuego volcano, one of Central America's most active volcanos erupted in fiery explosions of ash and molten rock Sunday, killing 25 people and injuring many others

Indonesia's Merapi volcano ejects towering column of ash: Planes told to avoid area
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Indonesia's Merapi volcano ejects towering column of ash: Planes told to avoid area

Indonesia's Mount Merapi has shot a towering plume of ash about six kilometers high in an eruption authorities said lasted two minutes.

Indonesia raises alert for Mount Merapi volcano from normal to 'beware', orders evacuation within 3-km radius
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Indonesia raises alert for Mount Merapi volcano from normal to 'beware', orders evacuation within 3-km radius

Mount Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia, spewed a column of ash 3,500 metres into the air, triggering an evacuation.

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroys 26 homes, spews lava over 200 feet in air; number of lava-venting fissures stands at 10
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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroys 26 homes, spews lava over 200 feet in air; number of lava-venting fissures stands at 10

The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii's Kilauea volcano jumped to 26 on Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet (61 meters) into the air.

Philippine's Mount Mayon volcano continues to spew ash and lava; thousands forced to evacuate
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Philippine's Mount Mayon volcano continues to spew ash and lava; thousands forced to evacuate

A massive volcano erupted in the Philippines on Tuesday, sending fire and ash into the sky. Lava flowed more than one mile from Mount Mayon, sending thousands of villagers scrambling

Philippine's Mount Mayon volcano continues to spew ash and lava, over 60,000 forced to evacuate
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Philippine's Mount Mayon volcano continues to spew ash and lava, over 60,000 forced to evacuate

Volcano Mayon located in eastern Philippines and active over the last 10 days has spewed fresh lava and ash in two new eruptions