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Hotspots – Pitcairn Islands

Pitcairn post issued a set of five stamps featuring various ships used to discover submarine volcanoes. Approximately 90km WSW of the Pitcairn Islands a number of submarine volcanoes have been discovered on the over-30-million-year-old Pacific Ocean crust, at around 25 …

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Volcanic Eruption in Eyjafjallajökull

Iceland Post issued three stamps showing the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull Glacier earlier this year. The volcanic events in Eyjafjallajökull which started in March 2010 are considered to be a single eruption divided into two different phases, so far. The first …

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