I’m being a little lazy and cheating a bit with this “The Best…” list. I have a few “The Best…” lists relating specifically to volcanoes that have erupted over the years. Within those lists, especially the one on the Iceland volcano, I have many links to resources and interactives explaining what volcanoes are “generically.”
I just don’t have time right now to copy and paste those specific links to their own list. I will, however, eventually find the time. Until then, however, I thought bringing all the volcano-related “The Best…” lists would be useful.
In addition, I’ll start adding new links on volcanoes to this list.
I’ll also be adding this “The Best…” list to A Compilation Of “The Best…” Lists About Natural Disasters.
Here is a beginning list of The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes:
A Year of Volcanic Activity is a series of photos from The Atlantic.
Nyiragongo Crater: Journey to the Center of the World is a series of photos from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
60 Minutes did an excellent segment titled Volcanoes: Nature’s ticking time bombs. I’ve embedded the video below, and it has additional resources at its website, including a transcript.
Here’s footage from a drone of the Yasur volcano on Tanna island, Vanuatu:
TED-Ed has published this video about supervolcanoes (you can find the entire lesson here):
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