Skip to comments.German Volcano Could Devastate Europe (ticking tectonic timebombs could wreak havoc globally)
Posted on 01/04/2012 1:30:50 PM PST by NormsRevenge
The Daily Mail stirs up some Euro anxiety with a headline today "Is a super-volcano just 390 miles from London about to erupt?" The story talks about the little known Laacher See volcano in northwestern Germany. It last erupted about 12,000 years ago and the Daily Mail believes it is due to erupt again.
It is not considered extinct, merely inactive. An eruption of the Laacher See volcano would destroy much of Europe as we know it. London is 390 miles away. The German capital of Bonn is about 25 miles away.
The potential eruption of the Laacher See volcano is not the only geologic threat to the industrialized nations.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
This is but one of many areas around the globe headed toward the next 'Big One'.
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Great, something for the Greens to get all wee wee’d up about!
Well that settle it then.
I just love devasating volcanoes. They give me that warm, uplifted feeling.
Well, at least that would be the end of Eurabia. But, then, where would the Mohammedans go to escape the consequences of their evil cult? Perhaps they could move the volcanoe to Turkey near the Iraq border....Germans being clever engineers and all..
Dr. Evil: You forget that we’re inside a volcanooooo. We’re surrounded by liquid hot magMAH.
"Ticking Teutonic Tectonic Timebombs"
The German capital of Bonn…The German capital is Berlin, not Bonn. And if that volcano is going to nuke Brussels, too, losing Bonn will be an acceptable sacrifice.
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Several geologists have remarked that this article is complete nonsense.
"Ticking Teutonic Tectonic Timebombs"
Alliterations Astonishingly Amusing
Like a line from the Batman TV show.
Best link for volcano information and commentary.
Note that the originator of the article was Al Jazera.
Astonishingly Amusing Alliterations
Maybe the Iceland volcano will steal it’s thunder,,,,,,,. Or would it be lava?
Seriously, there was a movie on German TV about a volcano erupting in Germany and ever since a lot of Germans seem to wish it was true for some reason. My joke was that it was near Koengen by Stuttgart...like as in King Koengen, but these folks are really that bored and boring!
I read those. They are convincing that this is 2012, end of the world nonsense.
Bonn is still the German capitol? I thought they moved back to Berlin after reunification.
Just what we need. Maybe it will happen between the Euro collapse and the Iran war.
In days past, the Germans would have used it as an excuse to conquer lebensraum somewhere else. Drang nach osten!
Shhh! Don't tell the East Germans that they have been secretly deunified. Also don't pay attention to that little bit of masonry being built through Berlin.
Aryan Alliterations Astonishingly Amusing
I’m in Yoda mode.
There’s a bunch of them in France too! Chaine des Puys — last eruption was around 6kya.
BTW - What happened to the super volcano under Yellowstone. You couldn’t go long without hearing how doomed we all were. Now I can’t remember the last time I heard it mentioned. Did it just go away? Did it move to Germany? Was it made up?
Its still there, scientists still think we are due for an eruption, but due is a window of a thousand years.
Maybe Yellowstone will blow at the same time, then we will no longer need to worry about what our country is becoming.
This is just a hit mongering post. The WEST EIFEL VOLCANIC FIELD is a volcanic naught. Doesn’t even make the large eruption list which starts at VEI 4. Supervolcanos start at VEI 8 and up. Mt. St. Helens was a VEI 5.
Authoritative Volcano info:
Global Volcanism Program
You can't blame the reporter, Berlin has only been the capital of Germany for ages./SAR
Doesn't the stupidity of so called journalists amaze you? It does me.