Looks like our small purple friend is a dinosaur on the edge of extinction!
Geologists say the crater lake on White Island has jumped to a record temperature of 74degC and the water level has plunged 6m — possibly signalling an eruption on the island.
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Houston, it looks like we may have a problem coming up on us.
Pleasant memories of longlining in the outer Bay of Plenty for tuna in the 80′s…a windless dawn and a flat sea. White Island erupting silently 5 miles distant with great billows of ash boiling up and descending like rainsqualls into the ocean leeward of the rock. Total silence as the sun rose, lighting first on the ash plume then the island then the sea. Colour changing from red to pink, oyster grey to bright blue. Even the Cape Pigeons and Mother Cary’s chickens stopped their cackling to watch…
[...] we earlier reported that extintion was on the cards for the White Island watcher a check of the Dinocam shows hes still [...]
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