A 2,000-degree lava front inches closer to homes in the Hawaiian town of Pahoa, on Hawaii's Big Island.
Lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island.
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The volcano's supply of semi-molten rock, or magma, starts 50 miles below the Earth. Continue reading →
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A newly discovered underwater peak, called Ka'ena volcano, brings Oahu island's volcano count to three, up from two.
The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano.
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