Naked Science -Jun 21, 2017
A slide from this mountain could kill millions of people in Europe and along Northern America’s eastern seaboard. Some eminent scientists warn that it’s purely a matter of time until it happens. This is the volcanic island of La Palma, 700 miles off the northwest coast of Africa. It’s a new-born baby island barely past its 4 millionth Birthday, created in the last stage of what geologists call the rock cycle.
Clip taken from the Naked Science documentary “Landslides”. Watch it here – http://youtu.be/ugxt_dq0FOg