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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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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

Authorities said a 15-year-old boy from San Rafael fell 25 feet down a steam vent at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on April 10, 2013. The boy was rescued and suffered minor injuries. (National Park Service)

San Rafael Teen Survives Falling Into Steam Vent At Hawaiian Volcano

A San Rafael boy is recovering after he fell 25 feet down a steam vent at a Hawaiian volcano on Wednesday.

04/11/2013

Douglas Kirby (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

AIDS Researcher From Aptos Dies While Climbing Volcano In Ecuador

A 69-year-old American sociologist and researcher on teen sexuality and AIDS died of apparent natural causes Saturday while climbing a volcano in Ecuador, his brother said Thursday.

12/27/2012

Police personnel unload a body bag containing the recovered remains of Sukhoi plane crash victims on a stretcher on arrival at Indonesia's police forensic unit in Jakarta on May 12, 2012. Indonesian rescuers found 12 bodies in the mountainous terrain where a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 with at least 45 people on board slammed into a volcano, the rescue agency said. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD (Photo credit should read ROMEO GACAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Oakley Man Dies In Indonesia Plane Crash

The wife of an Oakley man says her husband is among the dozens presumed dead after a Russian-made plane crashed into a volcano in Indonesia during a demonstration flight.

05/12/2012

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Eye On The Bay: Volcano Roadtrip 2 – 7/21/11

Brian continues his geologic road trip of a number of Bay Area volcanoes from days gone by and hops in the car for a journey north to Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen.  The show erupts […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

Eye On The Bay - Volcano Roadtrip

Eye On The Bay: Volcano Roadtrip 1 – 7/20/11

Volcano Roadtrip 1 Brian discovers the geologic history of a number of Bay Area volcanoes from days gone by and hops in the car for a journey north to Mount Shasta and Lassen Peak. The […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

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SFO Monitoring Iceland Volcano For Possible Flight Delays

So far, volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland over the weekend has yet to interfere with European flights to and from San Francisco International Airport.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/23/2011

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