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Post Christmas Update

I’m back from my Christmas Eruptions break … time to play a little catch up! Popocatepetl in Mexico. Thanks to everyone for voting/commenting for the Volcanic Event of the Year – The Pliny. It sounds like I have my work cut out for me in determining the winner, but there is still time to vote!…

Christmas Day Mystery Volcano Photo

Here is your Christmas Day MVP … points for identifying both of the volcanoes in the photo and why is this a good Christmas Day shot. Current MVP Standings: The Bobs – 3 Don Crain – 2 gijs – 2 Boris Behncke – 2 volcanista – 1 Lockwood – 1 Elizabeth – 1 Ralph –…

MVP #18: Antelope Hill, AZ

Well, this MVP was a bit trickier than most, thanks to the fact that most scoria/cinder cones look pretty similar and some initial confusion about the photo in the first place. Anyway, lets review! The photo: It was identified by the sender as Missouri Bill Hill in Arizona. However, this doesn’t seem to be the…

Mystery Volcano Photo #18

First snow of the season here in Granville. Huzzah! And another reader-submitted photo for MVP. The last was submitted by VolcanoMan and was of the Ecuadorian volcano Chimborazo – the Bobs got yet another photo! The current standings: The Bobs – 3 Don Crain – 2 gijs – 2 Boris Behncke – 2 volcanista –…

Mystery Volcano Photo #17

Thank you to all the Eruptions readers who have submitted photos for the Mystery Volcano Photo column! I’ll start using them, well, now, so keep them coming. Remember, you can’t guess on your own photo! Current Standings: Don Crain – 2 gijs – 2 The Bobs – 2 Boris Behncke – 2 volcanista – 1…

A real Mystery Volcano Photo …

So I was browsing around for a new MVP and I stumbled across the following image: It is a stunning image, capturing this stratocone filling in what might be an old caldera. The problem is, well, I have no idea what volcano this is and the page I found it on (some random wallpaper site)…

Mystery Volcano Photo #16

Happy Thanksgiving (for my US readers) … otherwise happy Thursday to the rest of the world. I’ve got another Mystery Volcano Photo for you all. Good luck! Current Standings: Don Crain – 2 gijs – 2 The Bobs – 2 volcanista – 1 Lockwood – 1 Elizabeth – 1 Ralph – 1 Anne – 1…

Mystery Volcano Photo #15

It has been a slow week for volcano news (and a busy week for me), so I apologize for the abundance of MVPs this week. I’ve tried to find a good one in the many images submitted to me by Eruptions readers, and #15 is just one of those photos. If you have images you’d…

Mystery Volcano Photo #14

Well, now that Lockwood got #13 on the first try, I will have to reach back into my vault to attempt to find a stumper … Current Standings: Don Crain – 2 gijs – 2 volcanista – 1 Lockwood – 1 Elizabeth – 1 Ralph – 1 Anne – 1 Cam – 1 gg –…

Mystery Volcano Photo #13

Busy week leading up to Thanksgiving for me, with a talk to give later in the week and quizzes a plenty! The Mystery Volcano Photo series has a couple clear frontrunners now, with both Don Crain and Gijs with multiple points. Current Standings: Don Crain – 2 gijs – 2 volcanista – 1 Elizabeth –…