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#216 : Diving on a geothermal chimney in Iceland

#216 : Diving on a geothermal chimney in Iceland

Nico May 25, 2020 0

Idea #216 – Diving on a geothermal chimney in Iceland Several volcanic cones  have been observed on the site Strytan, near the port of Hjalteyri in northern Iceland. The most spectacular is over 50

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# 73: Climbing the Soufriere volcano

# 73: Climbing the Soufriere volcano

Nico May 18, 2020 0

Idea # 73 – Climbing up the Soufriere at 1467m (Guadeloupe) The Soufriere is not only one of the main volcanoes in Guadeloupe, but also the highest peak on the island, culminating in 1467 meters. It

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#406 : Watching the Telica volcano magma

#406 : Watching the Telica volcano magma

Nico May 14, 2020 0

Idea #406 – Hikking the Telica volcano in Nicaragua Telica, one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua, consists of a group of cones and of craters which overlap. In 2015, the sommital crater

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#482 : Observing the mud volcanoes of Gobustan in Azerbaijan

#482 : Observing the mud volcanoes of Gobustan in Azerbaijan

Nico May 11, 2020 0

Idea #482 – Observing the mud volcanoes of Gobustan in Azerbaijan The reserve of Gobustan, at approximately 65 km in the southwest of Baku, was based in 1966 to protect the rock art of the region

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#422 : Bathing in the Laguna de Apoyo

#422 : Bathing in the Laguna de Apoyo

Nico May 6, 2020 0

Idea #422 – Exploring the Laguna de Apoyo The Lagoon of Apoyo is a lake of volcanic origin situated between Granada and Masaya, in Nicaragua. It would have arisen from the explosion of a

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#621 : Approaching the Mouth of Hell in Darwaza

#621 : Approaching the Mouth of Hell in Darwaza

Nico April 19, 2020 0

Idea #621 – Approaching the Mouth of Hell in Darwaza, Turkmenistan In 1970, during a Soviet mining exploration, a team of geologists drilled the soil in search of a deposit in this region particularly

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#419 : Slipping down the Cerro Negro in volcano boarding

#419 : Slipping down the Cerro Negro in volcano boarding

Nico March 7, 2020 0

Idea #419 – Descendre en luge le volcan Cerro Negro au Nicaragua Cerro Negro is a volcano of the mountain range of Maribios in Nicaragua, in approximately 10 km of the village of Malpaisillo.

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#529 : Watching the White Lady’s fresco in the massif of Brandberg

#529 : Watching the White Lady’s fresco in the massif of Brandberg

Nico March 2, 2020 0

Idea #529 – Watching the White Lady’s fresco in the massif of Brandberg The massif of Brandberg is a mountain of Damaraland, sheltering the peak of Namibia, the Königstein, that is 2573 meters high. The

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#402 : Watching the volcano Masaya’s lake of magma

#402 : Watching the volcano Masaya’s lake of magma

Nico February 13, 2020 0

Idea #402 – Watching the volcano Masaya’s lake of magma Masaya is one of the most active volcanoes of Nicaragua. It is situated in the heart of a 54 km² natural reserve, close to

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#722 : Climbing Kilimanjaro to 5895 meters

#722 : Climbing Kilimanjaro to 5895 meters

Nico January 26, 2020 0

Idea #722 – Climbing Kilimanjaro to 5895 meters With its 5,895 meters above sea level, Kilimanjaro offers eternal snow and glaciers at its summit. It belongs to the mythical list of the 7 Summits.

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# 85: Hiking in the (true) decors of Star Wars

# 85: Hiking in the (true) decors of Star Wars

Nico January 15, 2020 0

Idea # 85 – Hiking in the park of Teide (Canary Islands) Teide is the highest peak of Canary Islands, and also Spain. Active volcano in the shape of sugar loaf, it peaks in

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#403 : Exploring the wet forest of the volcano Mombacho

#403 : Exploring the wet forest of the volcano Mombacho

Nico October 26, 2019 0

Idea #403 – Exploring the wet forest of the volcano Mombacho Mombacho is a volcano of Nicaragua, in Central America, situated near the city of Granada. Integrated into a natural reserve called”Reserva Natural Volcan

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# 292: Seeing the Flinn Giant’s Causeway

# 292: Seeing the Flinn Giant’s Causeway

Nico September 30, 2019 0

Idea # 292 – Visiting the Giant’s Causeway in Ulster The Giants’ Causeway (in Irish: Clochán na bhFómharach “the small stony heap of Fomoires”) is a volcanic formation situated on the coast of Ulster, in

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# 229: Exploring the mud volcanoes of Vulcabii Noroioci

# 229: Exploring the mud volcanoes of Vulcabii Noroioci

Nico June 22, 2019 0

Idea # 229 – Exploration of the mud volcanoes in Buzau, Romania The mud volcanoes of  Vulcanii noroioşi, in Buzau in Romania, are a extremely rare geological curiosity. This site was discovered in 1867 by

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# 182: Exploring the largest lava tube in Europe

# 182: Exploring the largest lava tube in Europe

Nico March 5, 2019 0

Idea # 182 – Exploring the underground volcanic area on the island of Pico in the Azores The volcanic islands of Azores are located on a particular point where three tectonic plates meet :

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