Satellite image from Landsat 8 of Volcano Island, in Taal Lake. Notice the Main Crater Lake within the island, with Vulcan Point poking out. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens

Satellite image from Landsat 8 of Volcano Island, in Taal Lake. Notice the Main Crater Lake within the island, with Vulcan Point poking out. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens

Satellite image from Landsat 8 of Volcano Island, in Taal Lake. Notice the Main Crater Lake within the island, with Vulcan Point poking out. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens

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Alka Tripathy-Lang is a freelance science writer based in Chandler, Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in geoscience.
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