Some of you may be familiar with Olympus Mons which is Mars’ largest volcano. BUT DID YOU KNOW IT IS THIS BIG!!?!??

Some of you may be familiar with Olympus Mons which is Mars’ largest volcano. BUT DID YOU KNOW IT IS THIS BIG!!?!??

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From late last year, “The Red Sea appears to have a tiny new island, courtesy of an underwater eruption.
The island – essentially lava that cooled after breaking through the water’s surface – began forming this month between Yemen and Eritrea among the Zubair archipelago, a group of small islands that come from a submarine shield volcano, according to NASA and the Smithsonian Institution’s Global Volcanism Program.”

From late last year, “The Red Sea appears to have a tiny new island, courtesy of an underwater eruption.

The island essentially lava that cooled after breaking through the water’s surface began forming this month between Yemen and Eritrea among the Zubair archipelago, a group of small islands that come from a submarine shield volcano, according to NASA and the Smithsonian Institution’s Global Volcanism Program.”

(Source: xystis, via the4ooblows)

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WHAT?!?!!? NASA has posted animated images of the Sarychev Peak Eruption in Russia. This is too awesome.

(Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

Tags #russia    #aerial    #NASA    #geology    #volcano    #active    #ash