Date: Tue Mar 10 14:06:12 2009
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Author: Erich Burton
Subject: garden hose vs. volcano (was: Climate Change...)
Scott Thomas writes:
: ... cooling down an errupting volcano by spraying it with my
: garden hose.
Funny you should say that -- just the other day I came across the
It's about how the Icelandic island of Heimaey saved their harbor
from being cut off by lava flows using (glorified) garden hoses.
The seawater pumping operation cost about $1.5 million back in
1973, and left behind about a quarter million tons of salt.
Erich Burton 3-2602 firstname.lastname@example.org
Boston University Physics Department
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