Bogoslof, Science, Submarine Volcano, Volcanology

Bogoslof Tops the List of 2016 Volcanic Eruptions

It didn’t start erupting until December 16, but in a short time the Bogoslof volcano managed to top the list of 2016 Volcanic Eruptions.

Peaking out of the Bering Sea, the mostly submarine volcano is located in the Aleutian Islands, about 850 miles (1368 kilometres) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska.

A series of explosions reaching more than 5 miles above the volcano, are likely due to the interaction between the molten hot magma and icy sea water. Read more at WIRED.