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Erebus volcano
stratovolcano 3794 m / 12,447 ft
Antarctica, -77.53°S / 167.17°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Erebus volcano eruptions:
1972 (Dec) -ongoing, 1972 (Jan), 1963, 1957 (?)-1958, 1955, 1947, 1915, 1912, 1911, 1908, 1903±2, 1900 (?), 1841, 950 AD ± 1000 years, 2050 BC ± 1000, 2950 BC ± 300, 4050 BC ± 500, 4550 BC ± 500, 7050 BC ± 1000, 8050 BC ± 1000
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effusive, persistent lava lake
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Erebus volcano (Antarctica): elevated activity, explosions

Monday Dec 08, 2014 09:27 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER

Seismic recording from Mt. Erebus on 5 Dec 2014
Seismic recording from Mt. Erebus on 5 Dec 2014
The Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory (MEVO) reported yesterday that "it has been an active time for the last 24 hours. There were 6 significant eruptions which show up nicely on the MACZ (short period single vertical component) seismometer.
... There is no knowing if this will continue or was just a one off. It does show that gas is accumulating somewhere at depth and migrates to the lava lake as a big bubble where it bursts explosively sending volcanic bombs shooting above the lava lake and sometimes out onto the crater rim where people may be working."
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