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Indonesia orders flights to steer clear of erupting Anak Krakatau volcano By Reuters

© Reuters. Children affected by the tsunami play at a shelter in Labuhan By Fergus Jensen LABUAN, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that …

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A Brief History of How We Figured Out How Lava Happens: Melting the Earth

After spending the last few months watching bright red-orange lava fountain out of Kilauea’s Lower East Rift zone and promptly turn into dark black basalt rock, you may be somewhat astonished to learn how recently it was that scientists were bitterly divided over the origin of basalt. But there was …

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