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“Volcanic Eruptions”

Feb 4, 2016 12:08 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Scientists catch a rare sight of an erupting volcano on a remote sub-Antarctic island. Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2015 06:25 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A certain type of rock on volcanic islands comes from the same layer deep within the planet. →
Oct 4, 2015 01:04 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Could a sudden volcano collapse create a wave over 50 stories high? Scientists think so. Continue reading →
Aug 15, 2015 06:00 PM ET // AFP
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa said Saturday he will declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted evacuation orders in several villages threatened by landslides.
Jun 15, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
Sinabung rumbled back to life in 2013, driving 10,000 people so far from their homes.
Jun 4, 2015 05:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Thanks to advances in sensing technology, it's now possible to watch an undersea volcano blow in real time. Continue reading →
May 7, 2015 06:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lots of water leads oceanic crust to melt, giving some volcanoes the potential to erupt explosively. Continue reading →
May 5, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A lake near Oregon's Hoodoo Ski Area fills from melted snow and then drains into a lava tube, leaving a meadow.
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