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Alaska's Mt. Redoubt volcano erupts a sixth time, sending ash plume 60,000 feet high
Mar. 24, 2009 -
- Source: Los Angeles Times
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Alaskans Brace for Redoubt Volcano Eruption
Jan. 30, 2009 -
Unlike Hawaii's volcanoes that put out a red river of lava, Alaska's volcanoes usually explode and shoot ash 30,000 to 50,000 feet high — more than nine miles — into the jet stream. The ash is abrasive and
harmful if inhaled.
- Monitoring earthquakes underneath the 10,200-foot Redoubt Volcano about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage, scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory warned that an eruption was imminent "perhaps within hours."
- Source: Fox
- Scientists Fear Volcano Could Bury Anchorage in Ash - Fox
Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm: Latest Supervolcano Update
Jan. 4, 2009 - The U.S. Geological Survey is playing down the recent swarm of earthquakes in Yellowstone National Park, but the possibility remains that they could be precursors to a large eruption of this supervolcano.
- Source: U.S. News and World Report
- Fears over earthquake 'swarm' at Yellowstone National Park - Times Online - UK
- Yellowstone quakes pose explosion risk - New Scientist
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