This place is truly out of this world. Point of fact I feel like I am on a moonwalk…… no..I mean a moonwalk. …oh dear..one more try..*ahem*…..a MOONwalk….. Oh bother! I feel like I am perambulating on the Lunar surface. Extra Credit (1 point): Name a volcano on the Star Trek planet Vulcan. Advertisements
This week I decided to celebrate the start of autumn in the northern hemisphere by flying south of the equator, where spring is beginning. Volcanoes may be immune to the changing of the seasons, but Volcanohead is thin-blooded and does not wish to become subglacial. However, it is hard to escape the snow when you…
This volcano’s neighbour is in fact its twin. Also, it has a big heart. Just look in that summit crater and you’ll see it.
Here is the tallest volcano, as seen from the shoulders of a neighbour.
It’s time to migrate back down south…mainly because there are not many volcanoes north of last week’s location. The volcanoes here are taller, though seemingly not as numerous. This group of pyroclastic cones is at the foot of a bigger volcano, who you’ll meet tomorrow.
This week I tried to prove I would travel to the ends of the Earth to evade the Search Party. But as most (but not all) people know, the Earth is round and has no ends…but it does have poles. However, the poles do not have volcanoes, or I would have literally been on…
There’s around six dozen vents associated with this volcano…but only one was active in the Holocene. Extra Credit (1 point) What do you call large discrete volcanic landforms that form during several episodic eruptive cycles?
There’s a lot of basalt here…but it’s a bit chilly. I’d have to go back around 1700 years to warm up my froze nose and toes in those flows. Extra credit (1 point) – What is the youngest geological time period of Mars?