Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #122 – Postcard #3

This late Pleistocene volcano at the other end of the island is also part of the complex. It hasn’t been active for around 4,000 years. Here is the Pleistocene volcano on the left and the youngest volcano on the right. This beautiful hotel seems a nice place to stay, and I am pretty sure there…

Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #122 – Postcard #2

This stratovolcano in the foreground is part of the same complex as the one in the background on the left, which is whose summit I showed you yesterday.  This lonely volcano is apparently extinct. Both volcanoes are impressive from the street…the extinct one on the left and the most recently active on the right.  Also,…

Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #122 – Postcard #1

After four days in the frozen north, I was once again ready for a warmer and a bit more hospitable place. This island volcano is certainly that. Not only is it warm and scenic and volcanohead-friendly, but it is also around four-centuries-long restive and Google-Streetcam-friendly..so there will be lots of postcards this week. This, of…

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…