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Lahars A volcanic mudflow is called a “lahar”. Usually a term depicting a violent type of debris flow or mud flow consisting of a pyro-clastic slur rocky debris, and water flowing from a volcano usually in a river valley. They … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier, Washington One of the largest mountains in North America, Mount Rainier, otherwise known as Mount Tacoma is the highest mountain in the Cascade Range and is an active strato-volcano, also being one of the most dangerous volcanoes in … Continue reading

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Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano starts new eruption

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13487858 Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano starts new eruption Grimsvotn is Iceland’s most active volcano Continue reading the main story Iceland’s most active volcano, Grimsvotn, has started erupting, scientists say. The volcano, which lies under the Vatnajokull glacier in south-east Iceland, last … Continue reading

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