Amid Protests, Hawaii Governor Says Construction Of Thirty Meter Telescope Is Paused

April 7, 2015 11:07 PM

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Amid Protests, Hawaii Governor Says Construction Of Thirty Meter Telescope Is Paused

Volcanodiscovery considers the Marum Volcano in the southern Pacific Island of Ambrym one of the most unspoilt and intact places of the earth. In 2010, a Youtube video of volcanologist Geoff Mackley climbing into the boiling Marum crater went viral. "A lot of people might think I'm crazy," said the freelance photographer from Auckland, New Zealand. "The incredible noise... the heat.... the toxic gas... the falling rocks...the danger, nothing else in life will ever compare to the mind blowing rush of being so close to a spectacle like this!"

Located under a glacier, Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted on April 14, 2010, producing scenic lava flows and a plume of gas-rich volcanic ash which disrupted air travel and caused regional mayhem for several weeks. Eyjafjallajökull, some 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Reykjavik, erupted...

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