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Magma Balloons Under the Island of Santorini

Patricia Oprea

September 19, 2012

Santorini is known as a prized gem of the Grecian islands, a tiny alcove surrounded by water and loved by residents and tourists alike. The multicolored limestone houses are built onto a cliff overlooking the sea with spectacular views of the sunset; Santorini retains the Cycladic architecture of its...

Europe Blanketed in Volanic Ash

Michael Kelly

April 28, 2010

On Apr. 14, Iceland’s volcano Eyjafjallajokull erupted, filling the clouds and sky with tons of ash. This volcano caused Europe’s aviation safety authorities to be faced with an unprecedented dilemma and take drastic action to avoid a loss of power disaster caused by engine damage. Europe’s airspace...

Ash cloud grounds Metallica tour but show goes on

Brittni DeHart

April 21, 2010

From The Associated Press Heavy-metal masters Metallica braved long bus and boat rides — and bitter memories of a band member's death — to dodge the fallout of an Icelandic volcano and stick to its rigorous European tour schedule. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told reporters in Vilnius, where...

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