Thursday, 13th October 2005 by James Turnbull
Giant writing in Mexico: “PROMESAS“. Using my excellent Spanish skills I translated this to “Promises”, although who’s promising who what I can’t tell you.
The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.
Have you ever walked through the front door of a building in one country and walked out the back door…
Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…