I also saw a TV special on the Cumbre Vieja potential to release a mega-tsunami aimed at the Eastern seaboard of North America, but I can't find the
transcript online just now. Anyway, my question is, if the weight of rainwater collected inside of Cumbre Vieja over millenia is what will help
trigger the collapse of the western side of the volcano, initiating the mega-tsunami, do any ATS folks know it would be feasible to start pumping some
of that water out of Cumbre Vieja? Isn't there a great need in Africa for clean fresh water anyway?? -- Thanks for any info.
The way I understand it, the water isn't in a crater to be drained, it has seeped into the rocks in the volcano. The theory goes that when it does
go, the water will be superheated by rising magma, causing hydrothermal explosions that would cause it to crack and slide off.
These are the coordinates of the Cumbre Vieja system:
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