The Eruption Of Ecuador’s Reventador Volcano

Eruption Of Reventador Ecuador

Nestled in the east Andes of Ecuador, records hold that the Reventador volcano has erupted a mere 25 times since 1541. With that said, however, the largest eruption (featured above) took place in 2002, where the stratovolcanic plume extended an astounding 10 miles high into the air.

Visualizing A Volcanic Eruption

The volcano has inspired legend for centuries, and for good reason. In 2011, the majestic Icelandic menace known as Grimsvotn volcano erupted and caused quite the ruckus for European fliers for the weeks to come, all the while reminding us how incredibly small we really are.

The Isolated Wonder Of Aogashima Island

Aogashima Island Japan

Found within the Philippine Sea and formed by volcanic deposits, the history of human settlement on the Japanese island is uncertain but the veracity of its incredible appearance is not.

Close Pop-in
Like All That Is Interesting

Get The Most Fascinating Content On The Web In Your Facebook & Twitter Feeds