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A Violent Volcanic Eruption Immortalized in Medieval Poem May ...
A new study looks for traces of the devastating volcanic event in a poem composed in approximately 961 A.D..

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Yellowstone volcano eruption ALERT: Supervolcanic HEAT comes ...
YELLOWSTONE volcano could erupt any time and “wipe out western America”, scientists have warned as it emerged the supervolcanic heat comes from deeper underground after scientists found an anomaly.

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The Sun

Yellowstone supervolcano may erupt at any time and 'could wipe out ...
The Sun
AN ABNORMAL "river" of lava deep underneath Yellowstone's supervolcano could cause it to erupt at any time and "wipe out western America", scientists have warned. It is feared that the Yellowstone volcano would completely wipe out from the National ...
Yellowstone volcano erupt: What will happen if Yellowstone ...Tdnews

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Science Daily

Volcanic eruption influenced Iceland's conversion to Christianity
Science Daily
A team of scientists and medieval historians, led by the University of Cambridge, has used information contained within ice cores and tree rings to accurately date a massive volcanic eruption, which took place soon after the island was first settled ...
10th century Eldgjá eruption thought to have influenced Christianisation of IcelandIceland Monitor
Volcanic eruption and the death of Iceland's godsCosmos
Icelandic eruption that delivered hammer blow to the Norse godsThe Times
The Independent -Newsweek -Springer Link
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Yellowstone volcano eruption: Why the Steamboat geyser suddenly BLEW after five years
The experts said Steamboat - the world's tallest active geyser with recorded eruptions as high as 300 feet — does not erupt predictably or often. But it blew last week amid fears that Yellowstone could be on the brink of cataclysmic eruption after a ...

BBC News

Humans 'thrived' after historic Mount Toba eruption
BBC News
Early humans may have flourished after the largest volcanic eruption in history, according to new research. Mount Toba erupted in Indonesia about 74,000 years ago. The event was long thought to have caused a volcanic winter, drastically reducing the ...
How ancient humans survived global 'volcanic winter' from massive eruptionScience Magazine
Modern humans flourished through ancient supervolcano eruption 74000 years agoScience Daily
Humans thrived in South Africa after catastrophic Toba eruption 74000 years ago, study suggestsABC Online
New York Post -National Geographic -Nature -UNLV Geoscience
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How massive volcano eruptions can alter global temperatures
Volcanic eruptions can influence climate and global temperature because of the gases and dust particles spewed into the atmosphere during the eruption. Volcanic eruptions actually cool the planet because the particles ejected from volcanoes shade ...

Ars Technica

These early humans survived a supervolcano eruption 74,000 years ...
Ars Technica
Scientists analyzed the remains of two Paleolithic human campsites in South Africa (PP5-6 and VBB) to see whether there were dramatic changes after the Toba eruption 74,000 years ago in Sumatra. They found clear evidence that ash and glass from the ...
Did a Poem About a Horrific Volcanic Eruption Destroy the Norse ...Gizmodo
An Icelandic Epic Predicted a Fiery End for Pagan Gods, and Then This Volcano EruptedLive Science
Tree rings, a famous poem, and lots of lava help explain why Iceland abandoned paganismQuartz
Ancient Origins -Atlas Obscura -Archaeology
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Daily Star

'Worse than Vesuvius' Italy supervolcano 'becoming MORE dangerous' as 'catastrophe' looms
Daily Star
Research shows the massive underground volcano is showing signs of “reawakening” and has reached a “critical stage”, whereby further activity could lead to an eruption. Campi Flegrei, whose 24 craters span 90 squares miles, last produced a major ...

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