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Aug 29, 2014 08:54 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
If the big volcano, which last erupted 640,000 years ago, were to blow up again, it would spew enough ash to send particles as far away as New York City. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 06:30 PM ET // AFP
Mount Tavurvur erupted to 60,000 feet Friday, forcing planes to re-route from Australia and evacuations of local communities.
Aug 28, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Cauldrons forming near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano suggest an eruption under the ice has already taken place.
Aug 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
Aug 23, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
All of Iceland's airports remain open, though the airspace over the eruption site is closed.
Aug 20, 2014 07:30 AM ET // AFP
Iceland has warned that its largest volcano is in danger of erupting, four years after millions of air travelers were grounded by a huge ash cloud from another peak.
Jul 21, 2014 03:26 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Japan's devastating 9.0 earthquake in 2011 has dangerously increased the pressure beneath Mount Fuji, an active volcano. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The volcano's supply of semi-molten rock, or magma, starts 50 miles below the Earth. Continue reading →
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