An oil painting depicting the HMS Melville, of the Royal Navy, off the volcanic Ferdinandea Island or Graham Island, 1831. Photo credit: National Maritime Museum.
Once upon a time, in the waters not far off the coast of Sicily, there was an island called Ferdinandea. Continue reading
Crater Lake on Volcano Island on Taal Lake. Vulcan Point is visible on the right. Photo credit: Joanneq Escobar/Flickr
Lake Taal on the island of Luzon, in the northern end of the Philippines archipelago, holds a special distinction. Continue reading
The El Tatio Geyser Field, locally known as Los Géiseres del Tatio, is located within the Andes Mountains of northern Chile, about 89 kilometers from San Pedro. With over 80 active geysers and a hundred steamy fumaroles, Continue reading