Explosive Eruptions

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Volcanology Of Canada - Recent Activity
... Canada continues to be volcanically active, but the dispersed population has witnessed few eruptions due to the remoteness of the volcanoes and their low level of activity ... activity in Canada differs from region to region and at least two eruptions have been witnessed by people ... was the source for a massive (VEI-5) Plinian eruption 2,350 years ago similar in character to the 1980 eruption of Mount St ...
Cerro Negro - Eruptive History
... The first eruption of Cerro Negro occurred on April 13, 1850 and volcanic activity lasted until May 27 ... Central vent and explosive eruptions transpired, with lava flow and damage to land and property ... (VEI) was recorded at 2 out of 8, classifying the eruption as Strombolian/Vulcanian ...
Santorini - Volcanic Eruptions - Recent Volcanism
... the current centre of activity at Nea Kameni in the centre of the lagoon, and eruptions centred on it continue — the twentieth century saw three such, the last in 1950 ... There have been at least twelve large explosive eruptions, of which at least four were caldera-forming ... The most famous eruption is the Minoan eruption, detailed below ...
Silverthrone Caldera - Volcanic Hazards - Explosive Eruptions
... The explosive nature of past eruptions at Silverthrone Caldera suggests that this volcano poses a significant long-distance threat to communities across Canada ... A large explosive eruption can produce large amounts of ash that could significantly affect communities across Canada ...

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