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Contest #168

December 10th, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | 11 comments

11 Responses to “Contest #168”

  1. Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island

    Very active volcano. A flow of molten lava is visible in the central caldera if you zoom in – cool!

  2. Piton de la Fournaise

  3. Piton de la Fournaise
    Reunion, Indian Ocean

  4. Its the Piton de la Fournaise, on the reunion Island in france (even if it isnt :P)

  5. Piton de la Fournaise (Peak of the Furnace) on Reunion island about 450 miles east of Madagascar.

  6. Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island

  7. Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion Island
    (Almost gave up)

  8. Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. One of the most active volcanoes on earth.

  9. Darn it – it’s a shield volcano, probably from a divergent plate boundary. Active, if those flows mean anything. But I can’t narrow down the location – it looks like it might be the East African Rift, but I can’t be certain.

  10. Piton de la Fournaise, Réunion island, Indian Ocean.
    -21.2425, 55.708889

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piton_de_la_Fournaise

    Found it by searching for lists of shield volcanoes. Nice puzzle!

  11. And the hint isn’t helping. only that, whereever it is, I want to go there, and I’m bound to be beating my head against the desk when I find out…

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