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Volcanic Eruptions

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  • Volcanic eruption in Tonga creates new island, although it could soon disappear

    A volcanic eruption in Tonga has created a new island — although one scientist said Wednesday it could soon disappear.
  • Blasted by volcano and buried for centuries, ancient scrolls begin to reveal their secrets

    Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost 2,000 years ago, holding out the promise that the world's oldest surviving library may one day reveal all of its secrets. The scroll is among...

    Little Tremors Adding Up to "The Big One"

    The waiting is always the worst part. I'm sure the tension must be getting to you, too. When will it hit? I'm talking about the big one, of course. For almost two weeks now baby quakes have been rattling the Plainfield area. They're getting so common...

    Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes

     Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes
    Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula really isn't all that far from the United States, when you consider how far Alaska's Aleutian Islands reach into the Pacific. Of course, you don't just fly from the Aleutians to this rugged Siberian area, which contains more...

    Worldwide terror alert, Russian volcano and other travel warnings

    Worldwide terror alert, Russian volcano and other travel warnings
    Worldwide: The U.S. State Department updated a worldwide travel warning for Americans Jan. 9, days after the terrorist attack at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris. Pointing to rising conflict and attacks from terrorist groups, the warning...