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Four At Once: Volcano Quartet Erupts On Kamchatka 77 77

anavictoriasaavedra writes "A unique show is taking place on Kamchatka these days: Four separate but nearby volcanoes are erupting simultaneously on the Russian peninsula. A Moscow film crew has produced an awe-inspiring 360-degree video of the natural fireworks." The video is well worth watching and panning around in. There are also a bunch of high-res still photo panoramas.
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Four At Once: Volcano Quartet Erupts On Kamchatka

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  • Re:Beowolf cluster (Score:5, Informative)

    by ColdWetDog (752185) on Friday February 01, 2013 @12:22PM (#42761869) Homepage

    You laugh. This planet is pretty active [si.edu]. Although a quick perusal of recent Alaska activity [alaska.edu] doesn't show much unusual stuff, we've had a RM 7 and 6 quake on Queen Charlotte / Fairweather fault that's been quiet for the past decade or so (a blink in the geological eye). Time to get off my ass and bolt down the diesel tanks some more.

    The fun thing about today's technology is that we can actually see the actual magnitude of volcanism on the planet in pretty much real time. Never had that ability before.

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