01/27/2017 - Morphologic changes in the size and shape of Bogoslof Island resulting from the eruptive activity of 2016-17 as of January 24, 2017. Island outlines derived from satellite images. Location of the active vent is approximate.
Picture of a seal on top of a net removed from the ocean - National Geographic News
Thera (now Santorini) Greece. Some 3500 yrs ago, an event of cataclysmic proportions rocked the Mediterranean. The volcano exploded w/what is estimated at 4 to 5 times the eruptive force of Krakatoa in 1883, blowing a hole into the Aegean isle. The great seafaring Minoan civilization, the dominant Greek culture of the time, potentially withered away after clouds of ash enveloped its cities and great tsunamis waves smashed its fleets
A plume rises from Bogoslof volcano, partially obscured by a mountain on Unalaska Island, in this view from Unalaska, about 60 miles east of the volcano, on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2016. (Lynda Lybeck-Robinson / ADN reader submission)
August 01 , 2016. RINJANI, INDONESIA : Mount Rinjani at Lombok island erupted today and volcanic ash plumes were observed to have reached high altitudes.