A massive tsunami as tall as the Shard overwhelmed the Cape Verde islands 73,000 years ago, scientists have discovered.
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Blistering gas sent panicked residents streaming down the sides of the mountain
Scientists have analysed the molten rock within the dormant supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park and found that eruption is possible without any external trigger
Mark Leftly meets politicans and bankers looking to attract British investors back to the country
Indonesian villagers ride a motorbike as Mount Sinabung spews hot gas and ashes in the background in Karo, North Sumatra province, on Monday. Thousands of people fled their homes after the volcano erupted, a disaster management official said.
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Tamu Massif is as big as the British isles and was formed roughly 145 million years ago
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Sparks fly as The Voice reaches the "battle round" stage as two of the acts struggle with a clash of personalities.
Low cost carrier Easyjet plans to disperse ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which caused travel chaos in 2010, later this year and carry out tests using an aircraft warning system designed to detect ash clouds
The bigoted rural snob is Britain's equivalent of the US Southern redneck, a stereotype which allows us to safely locate racism as 'elsewhere' and move on
Surges in levels of sulphur dioxide the planet's atmosphere could be an indication of volcanic activity
A New Zealand volcano erupted with a brief blast of dark ash today, forcing the cancellation of flights but causing no significant damage. Schoolchildren and dozens of other hikers who were walking on trails along the mountain's base were safe.
National Park retreats
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