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Post by Moni »

Oh you surely can shovel rain. Wait till it gets into your basement, and you'll shovel like you've never shoveled in your life!


Betty Felon wrote:My children will visit the hollow shells of your lava covereded bodies, frozen in time, running, screaming. Just think how fascinating you will be!

... and if someone could write up a minute-by-minute report like Plinius the Younger did with the eruption of the Vesuv, that'd be neat!


Volcanoes are the Rock'n'Roll of geology indeed. They make everything so colorful...
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whoa, it finally blew!
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Seismic activity tonight

Live cam

and she hasn't even started yet, apparently.
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as a naive californian who only fears death from the faults *below* her...as opposed to those pointy-type cone-shaped faults that shake everything AND spew stuff...are we panicking yet? i'm kinda panicky just looking at the photos...
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Squid wrote:are we panicking yet?


not as long as we have enough duct-tape at home!!
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Post by Harvey Winters »

Are Seattle-ites in any real danger?
How far away is the mountain from you guys?
Any care to tell their MSH story from the last eruption?
Sean?
John?
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Did anyone get to see this? (well it should've been visible in Seattle and Portland I guess)

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I'm going to Portland today, so I'll give it a look-see. Maybe it'll do something exciting. I keep hoping that a volcano will burp up a gigantic, magic diamond that will let me stop time and become invisible. Maybe today is my day.
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I'm in Portland and I kept hearing about it but ended up working till like 2 am so I never got a chance to get out and take a look. We'd definitely get a good show down here if anything big happens!
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Vulcanos are way cool!!!
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A diamond coming out of a volcano would be wicked hot and hard to catch.

I'm so glad I don't live anywhere near a working volcano, or earthquake zone, scary shit.
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I live near a major fault line. Its active, but not very active. So it's lethargic.
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St Helens was totally clear and visible looming over Centralia, which I had never seen before. Usually it's socked in the clouds. Anyway, the eruption had stopped and there was just a faint wisp coming from the crater. If there were any super-hot magic diamonds they had already been snapped up by the locals.
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damn those locals...
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If you are able to watch BBC, Sunday and Monday night they will be airing a two-part dramatised documentary about a supervolcano under Yellowstone Park, and also a documentary about the making about this dramatisation.
Turns out that not living near a fault line means nothing if one of these blows...

more info about these documentaries and the phenomenon on the bbc website
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