Virtual Volcano Vacation #119 WINNERS! – Kilimanjaro

Sometimes there comes along a mountain that is so unique, photogenic or iconic that its status as a volcano could almost go ummentioned. This week’s hideaway has been seen in many photos and postcards and mentioned in songs, stories and legends, but I wanted to learn about its volcanic side, so I flew off to…

Virtual Volcano Vacation #118 WINNER! – Barren Island

When searching the virtual-Earth for a hiding place, I often start by seeking out arcs of volcanoes, knowing those will be the most likely places to find a volcano with a lively eruptive history or at least some interesting topography. But sometimes a volcano stands out from the rest, away from the herd, a one-off……

Virtual Volcano Vacation #117 WINNERS! – Pinatubo

To celebrate this week that began with Earth Day and March for Science and will end with People’s Climate March, I decided to hide in a volcano whose activity actually had an affect on global climate. It seems I am not the only one who has studied this volcano because the Search Party found me…

Virtual Volcano Vacation #115 WINNER! – Yellowstone

I have been doing this for two and a half years now…one-hundred-and-some-odd actual volcanoes and a few not-really-volcanoes…and all the time debating about whether or not I should pay a visit to one particular volcano. To be honest, I was worried that spending a virtual-vacation with her would give me the wrong sort of reputation.…