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  1. The world's five deadliest volcanoes -- and why they're so dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | UPI

    ... by the Nevado del Ruiz disaster of 1985 when around 26,000 people were killed in the town of Armero, Colombia, by a lahar with a volcanic source that was 37 miles away. The Nevado del Ruiz tragedy was the direct result of volcanic activity melting ...

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  2. These are the 5 most potentially deadly volcanoes in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... by the Nevado del Ruiz disaster of 1985 when around 26,000 people were killed in the town of Armero, Colombia, by a lahar with a volcanic source that was 60km away. The Nevado del Ruiz tragedy was the direct result of volcanic activity melting ice ...

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  3. Mount Rainier mudflow warning system to be upgraded - Mon, 02 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... technology as well as install a volcanic-monitoring network that could provide weeks or months of advance warning of a lahar, or a mudflow that occurs on the slopes of a volcano. "That for us is the end-all, be-all," Heinze said. "The technology ...

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  4. Abandoned placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    ... steam that rose to 31 km, from which ashfall drifted across Patagonia and over the Atlantic Ocean. On May 12, the lahar flow caused by the ongoing eruptions of the nearby Volcano forced the river to overflow dramatically. As the pyroclastic mud ...

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  5. Do you know where to flee to if volcanic mudslide flows down Mount Baker?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A lahar, or volcanic mudslide, coming off Mount Baker could rush down valleys and stream through channels at an average of 20 to 40 mph, with enough force to move houses, trees and boulders close to the source of the flow. Seeking to protect the public from such hazards, the county is moving toward putting up signs to let people know they're in a lahar area and creating evacuation routes for when such flows of mud, debris and water roll down from the 10,778-foot Baker.

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  6. Researchers find evidence for a cold, serpentinized mantle wedge beneath Mt. St. HelensRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    A look at Mount St. Helens from the Ape Canyon Trail (SE) overlooking the remnants of a mudflow (lahar) from the 1980 eruption. It's been more than 35 years since the last major eruption of Mount St. Helens. Since that blast, much research has been ...

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  7. A walk around White Island - our most active volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Nelson Mail

    ... on the Island occurred around 14 September 1914 when the entire south-western rim of the crater collapsed, causing a lahar to sweep down the crater floor and engulf ten sulphur miners sleeping in their huts, along with the boilerhouse, retort house, ...

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  8. VesuviusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | TrekEarth

    This is the beast responsible for thousands of deaths in 79 ad. Unlike Pompeii, which was buried in hot ash, Herculaneum was buried in a lahar or mud flow of 28 metres.

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  9. What is a Debris Flow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Universe Today

    ... are made-up of sand-sized or larger particles (i.e. rocks, trees, etc). There are two types of debris flows, known as Lahar and Jokulhlaup. The word Lahar is Indonesian in origin and has to do with flows that are related to volcanic activity. A ...

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  10. Worried about a big Northwest quake? OK, but maybe you should also worry about massive laharsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... Here's Richard Stockton writing for All That Is Interesting : There's something cheap-feeling about describing a lahar as a mudslide. Calling what Mount Rainier does to its neighboring land a "mudslide" is like calling World War II "violent": ...

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  11. Here's What's Happening in This Volcanic Explosion at Guatemala's SantiaguitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Wired

    ... not end up collapsing either. Fuego: Another one of Guatemala's volcanoes produced lahars (volcanic mudflows) . This lahar was generated due to heavy rains on the slopes of the volcano and thanks to its recent activity, there was a lot of ash and ...

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