Iceland Eyjafjallajokull volcano
The erupting Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland. A major eruption occured on April 14, 2010
resulting in a plume of volcanic ash being thrown into the atmosphere.

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National Geographic - Volcano
The most dazzling but destructive natural force on earth. Massive volcanic eruption can turn day into night, releasing the power of an atomic blast, spewing toxic avalanches of lava, gas, and ash. National Geographic Video transports you to some of the world's most notorious volcanoes




Supervolcano - It's Under Yellowstone. And It's Overdue

A subterranean sea of molten lava that scientists are sure will burst through the Earth's crust it's just a question of when. And if the resulting super-volcanic eruption is anything like the last one on earth which plunged the world into darkness for six years, tipped us into the last Ice Age and reduced the human population to just 2,000 people we're in for one explosive ride
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National Geographic's Restless Earth Collection Asteroids Deadly Impact/Volcano/Nature's Fury
The devastating powers of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanoes and other earth-shattering forces of nature in dramatic scenes of destruction and inspiring human courage captured by the acclaimed filmmakers of National Geographic





Savage Earth

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From the legendary fury of Mt. Vesuvius to the devastating convulsions of Kobe, Japan, Savage Earth tells the stories of these great natural disasters, the scientists who struggle to understand and predict them, and the people whose lives are forever changed by their merciless force

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Baby Einstein Play Gyms
Let the Baby Einstein Seek and Discover Activity Gyms stimulate and inspire your baby. The soft mat provides a comfortable place for baby to rest, while bright colors, fun characters and a variety of toys provide an enriched environment for baby to explore.

Young Learners Microscopes
Expose your child to the fascinating world of natural specimens as you examine an arachnid, a crustacean and other insects up-close. Grades K & up. Fully functioning microscope makes learning fun!

Elenco Electronics
Electronic Snap Circuits by Elenco is an award-winning toy for budding engineers eight years old and above. For students who are already learning about electronics in school, this set creates a hands-on experience that makes for more fun than reading about how these things work in a textbook.

Redoubt Volcano
Looking south at the north flank of Redoubt volcano. Ashfall limited to south crater floor, rim, and extending south-southeast.
Source of ash is a vent south of the 1990 dome at an elevation of 8300 ft.
Date March 15, 2009 by Heither Bleick courtesy AVO/USGS

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