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Magma chamber located 8 km beneath Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of Academia Sinica scientists has discovered that a magma chamber is only 8 kilometers underneath the Datun volcano group (大屯火山群). The group of volcanoes is abou...

Scientists find Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes could potentially erupt at Dayoukeng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese earthquake scientists have found that a volcanic conduit is forming across Dayoukeng, a volcanic fumarole near the Tianmu and Beitou areas of northern Taipei, an...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Taiwanese engineering prof behind pro-nuke referendum not phased by tsunamis, waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with Science, the engineering professor who co-wrote the referendum to halt the phasing out of nuclear power in Taiwan by 2025 was not phased by concerns about ...

Beitou earthquake biggest in Taipei in 41 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though Taiwan is no stranger to earthquakes, yesterday's (Jan. 17) magnitude 5.7 temblor was the largest to hit northwestern Taiwan in 41 years. The quake struck yesterd...

Scientists discover magma chamber under Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A researcher at Academia Sinica has discovered a magma chamber beneath a large swath of New Taipei, signifying that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) in the area could be active, t...