Dark flows of cooled lava blacken the slopes of Mt. Etna, overrunning the forgetful vegetation that endlessly recolonizes the slopes. The infrared energy the vegetation kicks back toward the satellite is colored red in this scene.
Etna is currently undergoing one of its most vigorous eruptions in years (you can look to it with 3 live web cams.
It was triggered by a series of earthquakes on 27 October. The astronaut images, you see in the picture overlay, were taken three days later on 30 October at about 1130 GMT from an altitude of 400 km (250 miles).
Mount Meru is an active volcano located just 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It reaches 4,566 meters (14,978 feet) in height but has lost much of its bulk due to an eastward volcanic blast sometime in its distant past, perhaps similar to the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980.
Mount Jefferson is located in the Cascade Range between Mount Hood and Three Sisters.
From USGS.gov: Mount Jefferson (3,199 meters - 10,495 feet) is a prominent feature of the landscape seen from highways east and west of the Cascades. Mount Jefferson (one of thirteen major volcanic centers in the Cascade Range) has erupted repeatedly for hundreds of thousands of years, with its ...
Mount Batten was the only operational military airbase in the South West Peninsula at the outbreak of war in 1939.
RAF Mount Batten was a Royal Air Force station and flying boat base at Mount Batten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon. England. Originally a seaplane station opened in 1917 as a Royal Navy Air Service Station Cattewater it became RAF Cattewater in 1918 and in 192...
The city of mount Athos is situated in the entire third, eastern and most beautiful peninsula of Halkidiki, called the peninsula of Athos. It is the only place in Greece, that is completely dedicated to prayer and worship of God.
For this reason, it is called the Holy Mount. The Holy Mount is about 50 km in length, 8 to 12 km in width and it covers an area of about 350 square kilometres.
Mount Olympus (also transliterated as Mount Olżmpos, and on modern maps, ”ros ”limbos) is the highest mountain in Greece, at 2,918 meters high; In Greek mythology, Mount Olympus is the home of the Twelve Olympians, the principal gods in the Greek pantheon
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