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Once, even, had there been an eruption of strange four-legged, horned and hairy creatures, the images of which, registered in his brain, would have been identifiable in the brains of humans with what humans worded "goats.
Before them rose a mountain radiant with beauty, the top of which seemed lost in an eruption of solar rays.
I was assured that when the Corcovado is in eruption, great masses are projected upwards and are seen to burst in the air, assuming many fantastical forms, such as trees: their size must be immense, for they can be distinguished from the high land behind S.
I was surprised at hearing afterwards that Aconcagua in Chile, 480 miles northwards, was in action on the same night; and still more surprised to hear that the great eruption of Coseguina (2700 miles north of Aconcagua), accompanied by an earthquake felt over a 1000 miles, also occurred within six hours of this same time.
I might not have heard of the eruption at all had I not met Ogilvy, the well-known astronomer, at Ottershaw.
Cowslip, during the autumn, had either the measles, or some eruption that looked very much like it, but was hardly sick a day.
Stuart observed several very high peaks covered with snow, from two of which smoke ascended in considerable volumes, apparently from craters in a state of eruption.
It was noted that during the last hundred years there were several strong eruptions of the Gushchu volcano.
If you look at those eruptions, those are not very tall columns, at most 5 kilometers.
It doesn't matter if you have 10 or 20 eruptions on that day if the eruptions are quite short," he said.
In the past 40 years or so, about 100 people have been killed due to Mayon's eruptions, but over 1,000 have died due to indirect consequences from the volcano's activity.
Government seismologists said ashfall was experienced in Camalig town in Albay, which has already been affected by the two earlier eruptions.