Tag Archives: Tenerife

Accretionary Wedge #55 – Geological injuries

So the Accretionary Wedge comes around again. This time we are given the theme of Geo Injuries, and Maitri starts us off with a series of painful looking contributions. Geologists are known for spending a lot of time outside, if … Continue reading

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A Canarian comparison

My last post mentioned the really interesting bimodal and alkaline nature of the magma system under El Hierro and the submarine vent system, and I promised I would provide some comparison to nearby Tenerife.  Tenerife also shows bimodal alkaline chemistry, … Continue reading

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El Hierro 4: Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble.

UPDATED 16:40 Earthquake-report.com have got their webcam up and running (be patient  – it’s a little flaky at the moment). The eruption at El Hierro has (as of Saturday) become at least partially subaerial.  For the non-scientists amongst you that … Continue reading

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