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Galapagos – Erupting Volcanoes on Earth as Seen From Space

This image of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galapagos Islands was taken by NASA’s Terra satellite in 2006. Sierra Negra is a shield volcano, which are made mostly of previous lava flows and tend to be broad and gently … Continue reading

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Galapagos – Hiking, Horses & Helicopters: Scientists Launch NSF Study of Sierra Negra

NSF funds interdisciplinary study of seismology, geodesy and volcanology on Isla Isabela in the Galápagos Islands Miami, Fla. — An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Miami (UM), University of Rochester, University of Idaho-Moscow and the Instituto Geofísico, … Continue reading

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Go With The (Lava) Flow – Galapagos

By Rebecca Newman (Go To Source) FT.com When Herman Melville arrived on the Galapagos, he thought it an “evilly enchanted ground… looking as the world might after a penal conflagration”. After a five-mile hike to the highest point of the … Continue reading

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