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This stunning, almost floral map is among the first of the prismatic planetary maps published by the U. Geological Survey between 1971 to NASA commissioned geologists over the years, charging

Mars north pole map

Mars north pole map

Sakurajima is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and has been erupting almost continuously since 1955 with thousands of small explosions and hundreds of minor eruptions every year.

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geologic Maps of Volcanoes

thenortheasterner: “ I found this gorgeous geological map of Great Britain yesterday, I love the internet. ”

thenortheasterner: “ I found this gorgeous geological map of Great Britain yesterday, I love the internet.

Burmese map of the world

⇚ Map Quest ⇛ maps & globes in history, art, craft & decor - A Burmese map of the world, showing traces of Medieval European map-making.

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geological Maps of Volcanoes | Wired Science | Wired.com #science #map

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geological Maps of Volcanoes | Wired Science | Wired.com #science #map

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~ Mount Aso is Japan's largest volcano and its 15-mile-wide caldera is among the largest in the world.

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geologic Maps of Volcanoes

source: geological survey of japan Mount Aso, a caldera volcano in Japan

Asama volcanic complex Last eruption: 2009 Summit elevation: 8,425 ft  Honshu's imost active volcano is the site of many explosive plinian eruptions, most recently in 1983 when a three-month-long episode ended w/15 hours of ash fall & pyroclasitc flows. The eruption killed 1,400 people and coated agricultural fields with ash and debris.   Asama's recent 2009 eruption sent ash up to 2.5 mi., caused ashfall in Tokyo 90 miles away and threw rocks more than 3,000 feet away.

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geologic Maps of Volcanoes

Geological Map: Geological Survey of Japan ASAMA Type: complex Last eruption: 2009 Summit elevation: ft.

One of William Smith's original 1815 geological maps of England Wales and part of Scotland is re-discovered in time to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its making. for http://ift.tt/2gUqHTb

One of William Smith's original 1815 geological maps of England, Wales and part of Scotland is re-discovered in time to celebrate the anniversary of its making.

After a six-year effort, researchers have released the first geologic map of the solar system’s most volcanically active object, Jupiter’s moon Io.

Colorful Map Details Volcano-Studded Surface of Io

Colorful Map Details Volcano-Studded Surface of Io BY ADAM After a six-year effort, researchers have released the first geologic map of the solar system’s most volcanically active object, Jupiter’s moon Io.

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geological Maps of Volcanoes

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geologic Maps of Volcanoes

Iwate Type: complex Last eruption: 1919 Geological Map of Japanese Volcanoes

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