Lava

Lava from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii approaches the town of Pahoa on October 30, 2014. (CBS)

Hawaiian Lava Flow Spreads Sideways, Threatens To Wipe Out Town

Paradise remains in peril Sunday night in Hawaii as a lava flow spreads sideways and threatens to wipe out a town.

11/02/2014

Hawaii Lava Flow

Hawaii Lava Flow Stalls Short Of Threatened Town’s Main Road

Lava that has been creeping toward a small town on the Big Island has stalled just before reaching the town’s main road, officials said Saturday.

11/02/2014

In this handout provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), A portion of the front of the June 27th lava flow burns through thick vegetation and a fence on October 26, 2014 in Pahoa, Hawaii. Scientists of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory conducted ground and air observations of the lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano and determined that it was 510 meters (560 yards) upslope from Pa-hoa Village Road and the flow width was about 50 meters (55 yards) at the leading edge. Molten rock from the flow is inching its way towards homes in the town of Pahoa on Hawaii's Big Island where close to a thousand people live.  (Photo by USGS via Getty Images)

Slow-Moving Lava Creeps Closer To Hawaii Homes

After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava was less than the length of a football field from homes in a Big Island community Tuesday.

10/28/2014

Lava Flow

Lava Flowing On Hawaii Big Island Prompts Evacuation Preparations

Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii have been placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano advances.

10/26/2014

Lava Flow

Hawaii Homeowners Fret As Creeping Lava Flow Threatens Residential Neighborhood

Lava from one of the world’s most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island.

09/06/2014

Japan, volcano, island, Nishinoshima

Tsunami Feared From Growing Lava Mass On Volcanic Island Off Japan

An volcanic island that is erupting off the coast of Japan is could trigger a tsunami if part of the newly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, according to an earthquake expert.

08/20/2014

Lassen Peak Eruption

Lassen Peak Began Years Of Eruptions 100 Years Ago, Building To Massive Blasts And A National Park

It quietly built up magma for 27,000 years before beginning years-long series of eruptions on May 30th, 1914 and today the national park around Lassen Peak remains a closely observed volcanic hot spot.

05/29/2014

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