Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #127 WINNER! – Zaō

Volcanoes, like vacations, come in many varieties. The “working” volcanoes, for instance, are the ones with the extensive eruptive history and scores of public academic papers and news stories (often with conflicting data); and I often have to absorb more information than my pointy head can safely contain. Also there are the “off-grid” volcanoes,  in…

Virtual Volcano Vacation #124 WINNERS! – Sarychev Peak

I ended up at this week’s destination after having seen it in a photograph misidentified as two different volcanoes in completely different parts of the world.  I suppose such mistakes are to be expected when a volcano’s profile is as iconic as this one. But it probably is not its profile you have seen around…

Virtual Volcano Vacation #121 WINNER! – Aniakchak

Oddly enough I was not necessarily looking for a volcano when I found this week’s hiding place. While looking over a list of U.S. National Parks and National Monuments on Wikipedia (as a part of the political activist aspect of Li’l Volcanohead which a few of you may be familiar with), I saw the name and recognized…