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The volcanic eruption on La Palma probably surprised most people, but these islands are well known to us geoscientists as active volcanoes, writes Olivier Galland, researcher at the Department of Geosciences, UiO. Here, the volcanic eruption was photographed on 29 September.  Foto: vinx76/flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0
Published Oct. 8, 2021 1:14 PM

How dangerous is it, how long will it last, and what happens if you go near liquid lava? Here, UiO researcher and volcano expert Olivier Galland writes about everything you need to know about the volcanic eruption on La Palma on the Spanish Canary Islands.