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What If Mount Everest Were an Active Volcano?



We all know how dangerous climbing Mount Everest can be. Just in this past year, it claimed the lives of 11 people. Yet despite the risk, its sheer magnitude and beauty inspires around 800 climbers a year to flock to the mountain. But what if we stepped it up a notch and made Everest even more dangerous? Imagine this peaceful giant was an angry volcano waiting to burst. How’s that for an adrenaline rush! What would happen if Everest erupted? How would it affect the rest of the world? Could we prevent it and others like it?

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What If a Tornado Hit an Active Volcano?



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Volcanic eruptions can last for weeks, months, and even years. This violent event is terrifying. But what if another storm, say a tornado or hurricane, combined with a volcanic eruption? Could it really happen? How long would it last? If a volcano and a tornado combined, what could it throw at you?

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What If We Filled Our Oceans Up With Lava?

What If We Filled Our Oceans Up With Lava?

This is what happens when lava mixes with water. But luckily, this only happens in a small portion of our world. But what if that wasn’t the case? And lava filled up our oceans? What might happen then?” How long would something like this take? Why would this change the weather? And how hot would Earth get?

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What If Antarctica’s Dormant Volcanoes Woke Up?

What If Antarctica’s Dormant Volcanoes Woke Up?

Deep beneath the thick layer of million-year-old ice, something is lurking quietly, waiting to rip through the rigid ice sheets.This enormous icy wasteland is sitting on top of a volcanic ridge. And in our hypothetical world, these volcanoes are about to wake up. Could their scorching lava wipe out the surface of Earth? Or would the thick Antarctic ice stop the lava before it makes our planet uninhabitable?

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