Sunday, 6 November 2011

El Hierro, Canaries - update

On October 9th an underwater volcano started to emerge in waters off El Hierro Island in the Canaries, Spain. Researchers of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography only needed 15 days to map its formation in high resolution.The situation at the end of October can be seen in the lower image above.
And now the volcano has broken the surface water. Click here for a short video clip.

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