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Five Restless and Erupting Alaska Volcanoes Keep Scientists Busy

The following is this week’s edition of “Volcano Watch” from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Do you want to know which volcanoes in the United States are erupting? 812 more words

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Description of Kīlauea Eruptions Started at a Very Opportune Time

The following is this week’s edition of “Volcano Watch” from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaiʻi starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua. 756 more words

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O-CO2, Can You See by the Dawn’s Early Light?

The following is this week’s edition of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory‘s Volcano Watch:

This year, two days before America’s Independence Day fireworks celebrations began, a remarkably different “rocket’s red glare” was seen at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. 730 more words

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USGS: June 27 Breakout Building a Lava Shield

The following photos and video were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS). Note: these photos were not taken in areas currently accessible to the public. 485 more words

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When Hilo was threatened by a Mauna Loa lava flow in 1881

The following is this week’s edition of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory‘s Volcano Watch:

A few weeks ago, a Volcano Watch article recounted the advance of Mauna Loa lavas on the town of Hilo in 1855 ( 940 more words

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The Kahaualeʻa 2 Lava Flow Continues Its Slow, Erratic Advance

The following is this week’s edition of “Volcano Watch” from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory:

For the past several years, the amount of lava erupting from Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone has been well below the long-term output rate established earlier in the Puʻu ʻŌʻō eruption. 762 more words

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The Latest Eruption Photos from USGS

The following photos were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS). Note: these photos were not taken in areas currently accessible to the public. (You can visit the official website of  354 more words

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