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Most northwestern Canary Island

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La Palma: Most northwestern Canary Island
La Palma, also San Miguel de La Palma, is the most north-westerly island of the Canary Islands, Spain. La Palma has an area of 708 square kilometres (273 sq mi) making it the fifth largest of the eight main Canary Islands. The total population at the end of 2020 was 85,840, of which 15,716 lived in the capital, Santa Cruz de La Palma and about 20,467 in Los Llanos de Aridane. Its highest mountain is the Roque de los Muchachos, at 2,423 metres (7,949 ft), being second among the peaks of the Canaries only to the peaks of the Teide massif on Tenerife.

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No end in sight to volcanic eruption on Spain's La Palma [Video]

No end in sight to volcanic eruption on Spain's La Palma

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Members of Spanish military monitor lava temperature on slopes of La Palma volcano. [Video]

Members of Spanish military monitor lava temperature on slopes of La Palma volcano.

Members of Spanish military in protective suits monitor lava temperature on slopes of La Palma volcano

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Volcano eruption continues on La Palma island [Video]

Volcano eruption continues on La Palma island

Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to spew lava and ashes after more than three weeks erupting on the island of La Palma.

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La Palma volcano: Lava 'tsunami' as earthquake intensifies eruption [Video]

La Palma volcano: Lava 'tsunami' as earthquake intensifies eruption

Huge rivers of molten rock have been spewing from the crater in recent days.

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Residents flee threat of new lava flow on La Palma [Video]

Residents flee threat of new lava flow on La Palma

Around 800 residents have been ordered to evacuate their homes as a lava flow on La Palma island advances.

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La Palma volcano: Fresh evacuations as fire engulfs cement factory [Video]

La Palma volcano: Fresh evacuations as fire engulfs cement factory

The Cumbre Vieja volcano has continued to spew lava since it erupted three weeks ago.

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Firefighters on scene near La Palma volcano [Video]

Firefighters on scene near La Palma volcano

The volcano on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands continued spewing lava Saturday morning, following almost three weeks of constant eruption.

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€200m more pledged to help island of La Palma as volcanic activity continues [Video]

€200m more pledged to help island of La Palma as volcanic activity continues

Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez pledged €200 million for the La Palma recovery effort as the volcano continues to spew lava.

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Thermal camera images of Cumbre Vieja volcano and lava flows on Spain's La Palma [Video]

Thermal camera images of Cumbre Vieja volcano and lava flows on Spain's La Palma

Thermal camera images show details of the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption which has been spewing lava and ash for two weeks on Spain's Canary island of La Palma.

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La Palma volcano: residents told to lock down as volcano lava pours into sea [Video]

La Palma volcano: residents told to lock down as volcano lava pours into sea

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Canary Islands: a "miracle house" spared by the lava flow of La Palma [Video]

Canary Islands: a "miracle house" spared by the lava flow of La Palma

Drone video from La Palma reveals what Spanish media are referring to as the “miracle house”, spared by the lava of the volcano in eruption.

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La Palma volcano: Lava topples church as eruptions continue [Video]

La Palma volcano: Lava topples church as eruptions continue

Dramatic footage shows a cloud of dense smoke engulfing the bell tower of the church before it collapses.

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La Palma volcano: Lava progress slows but eruption far from over [Video]

La Palma volcano: Lava progress slows but eruption far from over

The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on Sunday with lava swallowing up 350 houses so far.

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La Palma volcano: Hundreds rush to help locals left with nothing [Video]

La Palma volcano: Hundreds rush to help locals left with nothing

A whole solidarity network has been set up in record time on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands.

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La Palma volcano: Lava engulfs homes, plantations and memories [Video]

La Palma volcano: Lava engulfs homes, plantations and memories

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Volcano spews lava on Spanish island of La Palma [Video]

Volcano spews lava on Spanish island of La Palma

The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupting overnight as it belches out more lava and forces another 500 people to flee.

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Canary Islands: Houses and crops are threatened by the lava flow. [Video]

Canary Islands: Houses and crops are threatened by the lava flow.

At least 100 homes have been already destroyed during the volcanic eruption on Spain's La Palma island, forcing 5,500 people to evacuate.

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Lava oozes down La Palma streets after volcano erupts [Video]

Lava oozes down La Palma streets after volcano erupts

The Canary Islands have seen their first volcanic eruption in 50 years.The eruption took place in the Cumbre Vieja mountain range on La Palma island, which began on Sunday 19th May.It has forced the..

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La Palma eruption: Are volcanoes good or bad for climate change? [Video]

La Palma eruption: Are volcanoes good or bad for climate change?

In the past, they may have acted as a 'safety valve' for Earth's climate.

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La Palma volcano: Lava destroys 100 homes after eruption in Canary Islands [Video]

La Palma volcano: Lava destroys 100 homes after eruption in Canary Islands

Experts said the volcanic eruption could last for weeks or even months.

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Volcano erupts on Spain's island of La Palma [Video]

Volcano erupts on Spain's island of La Palma

The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on Spain's Canary Islands Sunday, spewing out lava, ash and a huge column of smoke after days of increased seismic activity and forcing the evacuation of around 5,000..

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Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island, homes destroyed [Video]

Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island, homes destroyed

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Drone missions to rescue dogs from volcano in La Palma

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A drone pilot in Spain has received permission to try to rescue three emaciated dogs trapped by the volcanic eruption on the island of La Palma.
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'We are at the mercy of the volcano': No end in sight to La Palma eruption, officials say

'we are at the mercy of the volcano': no end in sight to la palma eruption, officials say
There is no end in sight to the volcanic eruption that has been ongoing on La Palma for a month, Canary Islands officials have said.
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La Palma volcano eruption: Lockdown lifted for residents after lava swallowed factory sparking fears over toxic fumes

la palma volcano eruption: lockdown lifted for residents after lava swallowed factory sparking fears over toxic fumes
Around 3,500 residents of La Palma have been told they can leave their homes after authorities ended a lockdown caused when lava engulfed a cement plant, producing a thick cloud of smoke in the area.
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La Palma volcano: New satellite images show violent eruption from space as lava flows across island

la palma volcano: new satellite images show violent eruption from space as lava flows across island
New satellite images show La Palma's erupting volcano from space, as lava continues to flow across the island.
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La Palma volcano spews searing hot boulders the size of three-storey buildings

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Searing hot boulders the size of three-storey buildings have flowed down the side of a volcano in the Canary Islands as a string of tremors shook the ground three weeks after it erupted.
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Authorities urge calm as new river of lava threatens more destruction on La Palma

authorities urge calm as new river of lava threatens more destruction on la palma
A fresh river of lava began flowing from the La Palma volcano on Saturday, threatening more destruction on the Spanish island where more than 1,000 buildings have been damaged or destroyed by the..
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TUI cancels flights to La Palma until end of October after volcano spewing lava turned 'more aggressive'

tui cancels flights to la palma until end of october after volcano spewing lava turned 'more aggressive'
The UK tour operator has halted flights to the Canary Island of La Palma amid the ongoing volcanic eruption.
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'We're in nature's hands': More earthquakes strike La Palma as lava surges amid crater collapse

'we're in nature's hands': more earthquakes strike la palma as lava surges amid crater collapse
Two more earthquakes have rattled the Spanish island of La Palma amid a fresh surge of lava from an erupting volcano.
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La Palma volcano turns 'much more aggressive' as two more lava-belching cracks blow open

la palma volcano turns 'much more aggressive' as two more lava-belching cracks blow open
An erupting volcano in the Canary Islands has turned "much more aggressive", officials have warned, after two further cracks blew open, spewing lava.
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Third fissure erupts at La Palma volcano after eight new earthquakes

third fissure erupts at la palma volcano after eight new earthquakes
An erupting volcano in the Canary Islands has blown open a third fissure - sending a fresh river of lava down the mountainside.
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La Palma volcano: Acid-flecked plumes of steam rise as lava reaches the sea

la palma volcano: acid-flecked plumes of steam rise as lava reaches the sea
The suspense surrounding the final destination of the lava from La Palma's erupting volcano has been building for days.
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La Palma residents told to stay indoors amid toxic gas fears as volcanic lava reaches ocean

la palma residents told to stay indoors amid toxic gas fears as volcanic lava reaches ocean
People on the Spanish island of La Palma have been urged to stay indoors due to toxic gas fears after lava from an erupting volcano reached the Atlantic Ocean.
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'I lost everything but I'm still alive': The mother whose family home was consumed by the La Palma volcano

'i lost everything but i'm still alive': the mother whose family home was consumed by the la palma volcano
It's easy to focus on the scale and the spectacle of what's happening in La Palma.
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Watch live: La Palma volcano eruption

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La Palma volcano lava that could create clouds of toxic gas now within 800m of ocean

la palma volcano lava that could create clouds of toxic gas now within 800m of ocean
Lava flowing from an erupting volcano in the Canary Islands - that could create clouds of toxic hydrochloric acid vapour - is now within 800m of the ocean. 
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'It's like a huge loneliness, a sadness': Weeping for those who've lost everything to the La Palma volcano

'it's like a huge loneliness, a sadness': weeping for those who've lost everything to the la palma volcano
Le Palma's donation centre is a place for evacuated residents to find clothes and food, and also a place for them to console each other. 
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La Palma residents in limbo as volcano pressure drops - but eruption threat remains

la palma residents in limbo as volcano pressure drops - but eruption threat remains
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes to escape rivers of lava cascading from La Palma's erupting volcano.
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La Palma's airport forced to close as volcanic eruption continues

la palma's airport forced to close as volcanic eruption continues
Authorities have closed La Palma's airport as a new vent opened in an erupting volcano, spreading more ash across the island.
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Three more towns evacuated on La Palma amid 'intensifying volcanic activity'

three more towns evacuated on la palma amid 'intensifying volcanic activity'
Three more towns have been evacuated on the island of La Palma in the Canaries amid "intensifying volcanic activity", emergency services say.
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What caused the La Palma volcano to explode and how long could the eruption last?

what caused the la palma volcano to explode and how long could the eruption last?
A volcano that erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canary Islands is continuing to explode and spew out lava five days after it erupted.
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'I'm very nervous and scared': Thousands evacuated with many homes lost underground after La Palma volcano eruption

'i'm very nervous and scared': thousands evacuated with many homes lost underground after la palma volcano eruption
The rumbling of Cumbre Vieja is deceptive.
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Unstoppable rivers of lava spew from La Palma volcano crater - destroying everything in their path

unstoppable rivers of lava spew from la palma volcano crater - destroying everything in their path
Swathes of La Palma are swimming in volcanic ash. It's everywhere, on the roads, covering cars and buildings and in your clothes, and probably lungs.
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La Palma residents warned of earthquakes, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain after volcanic eruption

Authorities have warned people on the island of La Palma of fresh dangers after a new volcanic vent blew open and rivers of unstoppable lava flowed towards more densely populated areas and the sea.
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How bad is the damage in La Palma - and why is lava meeting the ocean so dangerous?

Authorities have warned people on the island of La Palma of fresh dangers after a new volcanic vent blew open and rivers of unstoppable lava flowed towards more densely populated areas and the sea.
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Thousands flee amid fears La Palma volcano eruption could trigger toxic gases when lava hits the sea

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A lava flow which has forced the evacuation of thousands of people - including tourists - in the Canary Islands could reach the Atlantic Ocean and cause clouds of toxic gases and more explosions,..
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Thousands evacuated and 100 homes destroyed as Canary Islands volcano erupts

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Around 5,000 people on La Palma in the Canary Islands have been evacuated to escape the erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano.
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