Oct 9, 2019

Watching This Volcano Erupt From Space Is Absolutely Epic

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The image above shows convection currents causing a vertical plume to rise above the volcano.

There are about 300 volcanoes in the surrounding areas according to NASA, roughly 29 of them active. The reason why there are so many is because the peninsula lies on top of a tectonic ridge where the Pacific plate is being pushed underneath the North American plate.

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