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Articles related to volcanoes

Browse: Australian Volcanoes Caused First Mass Extinction
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Cover Story: Ancient Australia’s Super-Eruptions
Sediments beneath the Nullarbor Plain have revealed that super-eruptions in eastern Australia more than 100 million years ago were powerful enough to blast crystals right across the country.
Browse: Auckland’s Volcano Risk Revised
The Rangitoto volcano near Auckland erupted for a period of 1000 years, not 50 years as previously thought, challenging ideas about the behaviour of small volcanoes and causing a rethink of safety plans in New Zealand’s largest city.
Browse: Australia’s Record-Breaking Volcano Chain
Browse: Earth’s Magmatic Heart May Be Beating