(© Ryszard Chajęcki, R/V Petrel)
In our post about Tinakula’s October 2017 eruption I wrote: “This island is so remote that exiting news of an eruption may come through within a few days, but we will probably never learn when, how, or if at all the eruption has ended.”
Well, officially the eruption seems to have ended on 26 October 2017, as listed by the GVP. However, National Situation Reports by the NDMO appeared up into the first week of November; a volcanic assessment on Tinakula on Nov. 5 showed numerous eruptions Continue Reading
Volcano Coropuna is Peru’s largest and highest volcano and is part of the Cordillera de Ampato. 6/2015. (© Huaylas te Invita, via Wikimedia). The view is – my educated guess – from the SW via Laguna Pallarcocha in the foreground.
At the end of last year Peruvian volcanologists had made an announcement that installing a permanent monitoring system to this high-risk volcano was finished… wait, high risk?… I never knew that Nevado Coropuna was that dangerous, more reason to get acquainted with this volcano. Please meet my newest friend: Continue Reading