The Volcano Adventure Guide.

An illustrated guide for anyone wishing to visit and explore active volcanoes safely and enjoyably.

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Main Author: Lopes, Rosaly.
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Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- PART I Choosing a volcano to visit -- 1 Volcanoes of the world -- Why go to a volcano? -- Volcanic tours -- The Ring of Fire and the Pacific Ocean -- Volcanoes of the Atlantic -- Volcanoes of Africa -- Volcanoes in the Mediterranean region -- Reference -- 2 The basic facts about volcanoes -- What are volcanoes and how are they born? -- Tectonic setting of volcanoes -- Mid-oceanic ridges -- Subduction zones -- Hot spots and flood basalts -- Intracontinental volcanoes -- How volcanoes erupt -- What makes a big bang? -- The different types of magma -- References -- 3 Volcanic eruptions -- The different types of volcanic eruptions -- Hawaiian eruptions -- Strombolian eruptions -- Vulcanian eruptions -- Peléean eruptions -- Plinian and Ultraplinian eruptions -- Hydromagmatic eruptions -- How volcanoes grow -- References -- 4 Visiting volcanoes safely -- How dangerous are volcanoes? -- How volcanoes kill: two tragic events -- Unzen, Japan: June 3, 1991 -- Galeras, Colombia: January 14, 1993 -- Survival rules for exploring volcanoes -- General survival rules for volcanoes -- Volcano rule 1: Know before you go -- Volcano rule 2: Bring along safety equipment appropriate for the specific volcano -- Volcano rule 3: Beware of falling through unstable terrain -- Volcano rule 5: Find out about local laws restricting access to any areas of a volcano -- do not go into restricted areas without official permission -- Volcano rule 6: Avoid going anywhere remote alone and let someone know where your party is headed to -- Volcano rule 7: Find out about specific local dangers -- Volcano rule 8: Know your limits -- Survival rules for eruptions -- Mildly explosive and effusive eruptions -- Eruption rule 1: Stay out of the range of bombs -- Eruption rule 2: Beware of unstable terrain. 
505 8 |a Eruption rule 3: Plan an escape route -- Eruption rule 4: Avoid breathing potentially toxic fumes -- Eruption rule 5: Watch out for steam and methane explosions -- Strongly explosive eruptions -- Get to a safe location -- Be aware of the local topography when making your escape -- Seek shelter from ashfalls -- Be aware of tsunami danger in low coastal areas -- References -- 5 Preparing and planning a volcano adventure -- Can volcanic eruptions be forecasted? -- Volcano monitoring techniques -- Sources of information on volcanic activity -- Library sources -- Electronic sources -- Local contacts -- Volcano societies, field trips, and courses -- Essentials for a volcano trip -- Volcano photography -- Reference -- PART II Guides to volcanoes -- 6 Introduction to the field guides -- 7 Volcanoes in Hawaii -- Hawaii -- Tectonic setting -- Practical information for the visitor -- The National Parks -- Transportation -- Lodging -- Safety and emergency services -- Maps -- The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) -- Kilauea -- The volcano -- The Pu'u O'o-Kupaianaha eruption -- A personal view: The home of Pele -- Visiting during repose -- Kilauea Visitor Center and Park Headquarters -- Volcano House -- The Sandalwood Trail -- The Halema'uma'u Trail -- Thomas A. Jaggar Museum -- Southwest Rift Zone -- Halema'uma'u Crater overlook -- Keanakako'i Crater ("Cave of the Adzes") -- Devastation Trail -- Thurston Lava Tube -- Kilauea Iki ("Little Kilauea") overlook -- Kilauea Iki Trail -- Chain of Craters Road -- Napau Crater Trail -- Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs Trail -- Holei Sea Arch -- The end of the road -- Visiting during activity -- Volcano photography -- Other local attractions -- Diamond Head, Oahu -- Mauna Loa -- The volcano -- The great eruption of 1880-1 -- A Personal view: Expedition to the sulfur flow -- Visiting during repose -- Climbing to the summit. 
505 8 |a A little history -- Present-day hike to the summit -- Observatory Trail (up to junction with Summit Trail) -- Mauna Loa Trail -- Summit Trail -- The summit -- Other (and easier) options to visit Mauna Loa -- Summit aerial tour -- Kaumana Cave -- South Point (Ka Lae) and the Green Sand Beach -- Visiting during activity -- Other local attractions -- Hualalai and the Kaupulehu lava flow -- Mauna Kea -- Haleakala -- The volcano -- The 1790 eruption -- A personal view: House of the Sun -- Visiting during repose -- Haleakala crater -- Sliding Sands Trail to Halemau'u Trailhead -- Skyline Trail -- Pu'u Ola'i and the 1790 flow -- Hana Highway -- Kipahulu section of the Park and the Pi'ilani Highway -- Visiting during activity -- Other local attractions -- West Maui volcano -- Molokini -- References -- 8 Volcanoes in the continental USA -- The western USA -- Tectonic setting -- Practical information for the visitor -- The National Parks and Monuments -- Transportation -- Tours -- Lodging -- Sunset Crater National Monument -- Yellowstone National Park -- Mount St. Helens National Monument -- Lassen Volcanic National Park -- Mount Shasta -- Crater Lake -- Mount Rainier -- Safety and emergency services -- Maps -- Lassen Peak -- The volcano -- The 1914-21 eruption -- A personal view: A volcano for photographers -- Visiting during repose -- Brokeoff Mountain Trail -- Sulphur Works Trail -- Bumpass Hell Trail -- Lassen Peak Trail -- Devastated Area, Hat Lake, and Hot Rock -- Chaos Crags and Chaos Jumbles -- Loomis Museum -- Reflection Lake and Manzanita Lake -- The northeast (Butte Lake) area -- Cinder Cone -- Drakesbad Guest Ranch -- Devil's Kitchen from Drakesbad -- Terminal Geyser Loop via Boiling Springs Lake -- Mount Harkness from Juniper Lake -- Visiting during activity -- Other local attractions -- Subway Cave -- Mount Shasta -- Mount St. Helens. 
505 8 |a The volcano -- The 1980 eruption -- A personal view: Lessons from the eruption -- Visiting during repose -- The western side -- Mount St. Helens Visitor Center at Silver Lake -- Johnson Ridge Observatory -- Norway Pass Trail -- The northeast side -- Ryan Lake Trail -- Norway Pass to Independence Pass Trail -- Meta Lake Trail and Miner's Car Site -- Harmony Viewpoint -- Harmony Trail to Spirit Lake -- Windy Ridge Interpretive Site -- Truman Trail to Harry's Ridge -- The south side -- Ape Cave -- Lava Canyon Trail and Lahar Viewpoint -- Climbing to the summit -- Lava dome -- Visiting during activity -- Other local attractions -- Mount Rainier -- Crater Lake -- Sunset Crater -- The volcano -- The eruption of Sunset Crater -- A personal view: A geological wonderland -- Visiting Sunset Crater -- Visitor Center -- Lava Flow Nature Trail -- O'Leary Peak -- Lenox Crater Trail -- Cinder Hills overlook -- Wupatki National Monument -- Other local attractions -- Museum of Northern Arizona -- Walnut Canyon National Monument -- SP Crater and flow -- Yellowstone -- The volcano -- The daily geyser show -- Dangers in Yellowstone -- Visiting Yellowstone National Park -- Moose Falls and rhyolite lava flow -- View of Lewis Canyon and Lava Creek tuff -- Lewis Falls and the Yellowstone caldera -- Lewis Lake -- Grant Village -- West Thumb Geyser Basin -- Leg 2: Grant Village to Canyon Village -- Yellowstone Lake Main Basin -- Bridge Bay, Lake Village, and Fishing Bridge -- Mud Volcano hydrothermal area -- View of the northeast part of the Yellowstone caldera -- Artist Point and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone -- Canyon Village and Canyon lookout points -- Leg 3: Canyon Village to Mammoth Hot Springs -- View of Yellowstone caldera -- Tower Fall and The Narrows of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone -- Tower-Roosevelt -- Mammoth Hot Spring Terraces. 
505 8 |a Leg 4: Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful -- Overview of Swan Lake and the Gallatin Range -- Obsidian Cliff -- Roaring Mountain -- Norris Geyser Basin -- Gibbon Geyser Basin -- View of Gibbon Falls -- Madison -- Lower Geyser Basin -- Midway Geyser Basin -- Leg 5: Biscuit, Black Sand, and Upper Geyser basins -- Biscuit Geyser Basin -- Black Sand Basin -- Upper Geyser Basin -- Shoshone Lake Trail -- Other local attractions -- Craters of the Moon National Monument -- Grand Teton National Park -- References -- 9 Volcanoes in Italy -- Southern Italy -- Tectonic setting -- Practical information for the visitor -- When to go -- Information about volcanic activity -- Volcano observatories -- Non-volcanic dangers -- Volcano monitoring and emergency services -- Transportation -- Getting to the Aeolian islands -- Lodging -- Maps -- Vesuvius -- The volcano -- The AD 79 eruption -- A personal view: Living with the volcano -- Visiting during repose -- The summit crater -- San Sebastiano and the 1944 lava -- Pompeii (Pompeii) and Herculaneum (Ercolano) -- Villa di Oplontis -- Visiting during activity -- Other local attractions -- Naples (Napoli) -- Ischia -- Campi Flegrei and La Solfatara -- The Aeolian Islands -- Strómboli -- The volcano -- The 1930 eruption -- A personal view: Visiting an unspoiled island -- Visiting during repose -- Visiting during activity -- Hiking to the summit crater -- The summit crater area -- Dangers near the craters -- Closure of the summit -- Prediction of a major explosive eruption -- Alternatives to the climb -- Photographing the eruptions -- Other local attractions -- San Vicenzo and San Bartolo -- Ficogrande beach -- Strombolicchio -- Vulcano -- The Fossa 1888-90 eruption -- The Fossa cone's recent unrest -- A personal view: A dubious spa -- Visiting during repose -- Vulcano della Fossa (also known as Gran Cratere di Vulcano). 
505 8 |a Vulcanello. 
520 |a An illustrated guide for anyone wishing to visit and explore active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. 
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