News - Full Story
Lava Lake On Kilauea Volcano Is Seriously Close To Overflowing
28th April, 2015
Source -
A lava lake on Hawaii's Big Island is mere feet from overflowing. As of Monday morning, the lava's surface was within seven feet of the lake's rim, the highest it's been since the current eruption began in 2008.

"Magma is rising up into the lava lake from a magma chamber a mile or so beneath the summit of Kilauea volcano," research geologist Matthew Patrick told The Huffington Post. According to Patrick, an overflow is a definite possibility because Kilauea has been consistently inflating for the past week, meaning that magma keeps flowing into the lake from an underground chamber below.

Latest News
The road to Mount Marathon
Starting out over 100 years ago, the Mouth Marathon Race became an official organized event that challenged racers to cl...-The Northern Light
How a tribe of hunter-gatherers helped me put death into perspective
Death has always been hidden away, but after spending time with an isolated tribe, this writer is ready to face death he...-All MNN Content
Glass eels use an inner compass to navigate the tides
European or glass eels use the planet's magnetic field like a compass and an internal clock to track the tides that take...-All MNN Content
ARTICLE: Bouldering as Treatment for Depression - A Study
A recent study by the University of Arizona suggests that bouldering could be an effective treatment for depression in Articles
A glowing invasion of 'fire bodies' is underway in the Pacific
The massive bloom of bizarre, bioluminescent pyrosomes has marine scientists completely baffled. ...-All MNN Content
James Stewart, pioneering scuba diver, dies at 89 - SCUBA ne
The sun may have an evil twin with a flare for mass extinction
The sun, like many stars, may be a binary, meaning it could have a mass-extinction-causing 'brother.'

[C...-All MNN Content

Shark attacks spearfisherman, who captures it on video
A spearfisherman wearing a head camera captured the intense moment an 8-foot reef shark attacked him and took a bite - SCUBA ne
Coast Guard saves vessel from sinking in Puget Sound
The crew of the Victoria Clipper, a catamaran-style passenger vessel, was in the area and stood by in case the passenger...-The Seattle Times: Home
Yale astronomers identify new exoplanet

A Yale graduate student working in collaboration with a Yale professor and a researcher at NASA’s Ames Research Ce...-Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

Soyuz capsule docks with International Space Station
A Soyuz space capsule carrying astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has docked with the International Spa...-The Seattle Times: Home
Copyright 2014 ExpeditionQuest, Inc. All rights reserved