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.
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Wednesday, 20th April 2005
Sorry for the downtime – we’ve moved host now and everything will be back to normal in no time – thanks for your patience!
Tuesday, 12th April 2005
A quick update before we return to our scheduled postings. In the past 3 days this site has used up 25% of our monthly bandwidth limit so we’d be extremely thankful to anyone who contributed a small amount via the…
Monday, 11th April 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing
Two years ago our very own Noel Ballantyne wrote an article for Volcano Week 5 about Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant…
Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…