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"Volcano Tornado"

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Hot on the heels of the incredible volcanic explosion video I posted recently comes another in the “holy cow these things really exist?!” department: a volcano tornado. Yes, you read that right. OK, technically, it’s a vortex, more like a dust devil than

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Nicarnica Aviation's NicAIR II instrment has been deployed to the field during the fissure eruption at Holuhraun in Iceland. On September 3rd, we noticed an interesting feature, similar to a dust devil but most likely composed of volcanic gases and ash particles.