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Everyone’s Explaining Eyjafjallajokull

I haven’t said any more about Iceland’s eruptions since everyone else is already explaining everything you need to know. If you want to hear about the Worst Case Scenario, that’s covered (and I still peg Yellowstone as a more likely … Continue reading

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Glaciers & Volcanism

One of my favourite stops on the first-year disasters field trip is near Whistler, where columnar basalts curve to a central point. Since columnar basalts crack into pentagons perpendicular to the lava’s cooling surface, the standing theory is that this … Continue reading

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