Watch This Huge 'Waterfall' of Lava Pour Into the Ocean loading...
Watch This Huge 'Waterfall' of Lava Pour Into the Ocean
The lava flow is a result of Hawaiian land collapsing on December 31.
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Why a Volcano Has Erupted Almost Every Hour for 94 Years
The Santiaguito lava dome under Guatemala’s Santa Maria Volcano is one of the most regular erupting features in the world. Here's how it works.
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One of Earth's Most Dangerous Supervolcanoes Is Rumbling
Italy's Campi Flegrei may be awakening from a long slumber, scientists warn.
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Underwater Volcano Offers Rare Look at Eruption in Real Time
Axial Seamount off the Oregon coast gave geologists the show of a lifetime thanks to careful predictions and a network of sunken sensors.
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Where, and When, Will the Next Volcano Erupt?
Volcanologist Andrew McGonigle is developing early-warning detection equipment for eruptions.
Treasure Trove of Ancient Human Footprints Found Near Volcano loading...
Treasure Trove of Ancient Human Footprints Found Near Volcano
Hundreds of crisscrossing tracks offer a glimpse of life in Africa around 19,000 years ago.
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Lord Of The Rings Volcano Is Heating Up Again
Mount Ruapehu, an active volcano in New Zealand’s Tongariro National Park, was also threatening to erupt earlier this year.
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Scientists Discover Volcanic Super Eruptions In Australia
The ancient eruptions were so powerful that they blasted crystals from one side of Australia to the other.
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Ancient Roman Life Preserved at Pompeii
When Mount Vesuvius erupted cataclysmically in the summer of A.D. 79, the nearby Roman town of Pompeii was buried under several feet of ash and rock.

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