Lava field in Lanzarote twice as thick as previously thought, Canary Islands

Lava field in Lanzarote twice as thick as previously thought, Canary Islands

An international group of researchers reporting in AGU’s Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems used radar satellites to measure how fast parts of the lava fields in Lanzarote, Canary Islands are sinking nearly three centuries after a massive eruption that lasted from 1730 – 1736.

Lava flow at La Palma reaches the sea, Canary Islands

Lava flow at La Palma reaches the sea, Canary Islands

Lava flow produced by the eruption at Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands has reached the sea at Playa Nueva, north of Los Guirres beach in the municipality of Tazacorte, at 23:00 UTC on September 28, 2021. Faced with the possibility of emissions of gases…