The Kamchatka peninsula is located in the russian far east. It has a high density of volcano of wich are part some of the largest active volcanoes in the northern hemisphere.
Athanasius Kircher, Mundus Subterraneus
Athanasius Kircher was a 17th century jesuit scholar. Polymath and extremely prolific he published 39 major and highly influential works. After an excursion in the Vesuvius, Athenesius Kircher wrote the first published treatise on geology: Mundus subterraneus.
Strange Beauty : geothermal activity
The Yellowstone National Park is known for its geothermical activity, centered around the Yellowstone Caldera, the largest supervolcano on the continent. Zac Henderson explored the canyons, rivers, geysers, lakes of the Park to capture the markers of geothermal activity on earth’s surface. This series shows what forms these landscapes, the natural sculptures made of water, minerals and bacterial activity.