After an uneventful 2016, Etna in Italy starts to erupt again. Meanwhile, Erta'Ale has its first lava flows in a decade and Alaska keeps rumbling. The post Italy's Etna Volcano Awakens with New Explosions in the New Year appeared first on WIRED.
You can get a sense of the type of eruption a volcano tends to have based on the shape of the volcano itself. The post Annotated Volcano: A Volcano's Shape Can Tell You How It Will Erupt appeared first on WIRED.