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PostPosted: Sat, 29-05-10, 14:22 GMT 
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After the respectable outbreak of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull during the past weeks,
other volcanos seem now to be awaking as well (correlation??). Here is todays picture of the outbreaking volcano Tungurahua in Ecuador :

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At the same time, in Guatemala, the volcano Pacaya near Guatemala city started to throw up lava und ashes.

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Seem that a BP's highchieft had referring the Gulf of Mexico's environmental disaster to such types of events! :cry: :evil:

www.nytimes.com/2010/05/29/opinion/29herbert.html?src=me&ref=general

Is this kind of plume www.nytimes.com/2010/05/29/science/earth/29plume.html?pagewanted=1&hpw the same of that of volcanos? :evil:


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The word "plume" is normally used to describe a bunch of bird feathers. These geologic plumes are called that because they resemble such a bunch of feathers. In other words, a plume is just a relatively narrow outflow of material. It can be used to describe any flow.

The plume described in the second article is the result of an outflow of cold, liquid hydrocarbons (oil). Volcanoes generate plumes of very high temperature outflow. There are many along the mid-Atlantic ridge, providing raw materials for many forms of life -- worms, fish, crustaceans, etc.

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