How Dangerous Can Ocean Waves Get? Wave Comparison

12. Dec. 1978. A few hours after midnight, the freighter Marion picked up a distress call from the cargo ship MS München. Several faint SOS signals were received. Apparently the ship, bound for Savannah George, got into trouble crossing the north Atlantic, where a fierce storm had been raging since November. initially nobody was too worried. Only 6 years old at that time the MS München was one of newest and most modern carriers of its time. It had been designed to cope even with the 10-15m high waves during heavy storms and was widely considered to be unsinkable. Yet […]

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Kilauea – Hawaii’s Constantly Erupting Volcano

Kilauea is the most active of the five volcanoes that make up the island of Hawaii and is one of the most active volcanoes in the world as it’s been continuously erupting since 1983 filmmaker and volcano specialist marcha grant visited the area in September 2016 during particularly high levels of volcanic activity Kilauea is undergoing a period of inflation as the magma reservoir swells normally the lava lake is not visible from the official overlook points but the level has risen so significantly it can now clearly be seen and is currently at its highest level since May 2015 […]

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