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Two Americans are among the first explorers to have stepped inside one of the world’s most dangerous and inaccessible volcanoes. They described the volcano in Vanuatu in the South Pacific as being like a “window into hell.” Sam Cossman and George Kourounis undertook the challenge, flying from San Francisco to the island archipelago. More people …

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If the massive supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park erupted again, scientists believe it would blanket much of the United States in ash and potentially sever communication as well as travel between the country’s coasts. According to a new study published by the US Geological Survey, cities about 300 miles away from the volcano’s location in …

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The estimated economic losses from the earthquake in Napa Valley in northern California could top $1 billion- the “red alert” level, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the northern California coast Sunday morning left “extensive”and “widespread” damage, according to a report by the USGS. The results were automatically generated on Monday. Under the “red alert” category, …

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The governor of California has declared a state of emergency, following the strongest earthquake to hit California in 25 years that has left 120 people injured and untold damage to public infrastructure. At least 120 people were treated at hospital and a state of emergency was declared in the city of Napa, after California was …

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