Survival Scout Tips — Volcano
Elizabeth Anderson digests the preparedness news you need to know before summer officially arrives. The prognosis is not pretty, but we are confident in our preparedness planning. Are you?
We had been observing lots of seismic activity – including hundreds of small earthquakes in Hawaii.
Then, shortly before press time, several fissures of constantly active Kilauea opened, spewing lava and toxic volcanic gasses.We thought it would be high time to discuss this unique threat.
Imagine for a moment how shocking this would be. 1816: The Year Without A Summer You wake up in July expecting a steamy Saturday afternoon relaxing in the backyard. The grill is fired up, the kids are ready to do cannonballs in the pool and yet, instead of hot weather, snow is falling. Seems impossible, doesn't it? What I just described sounds like something from Rod Serling's show, The Twilight Zone. Two hundred years ago, this scenario took place in our country. One major geological event in a remote part of the world that most people at the time never...