volcanoes

Mauna Loa: Waking up?

We’ve looked at Mauna Loa before. Now, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s Volcano Watch has an interesting article called “Mauna Loa—A Stirring Giant?” Check it out! Here’s an excerpt: After a 30-year repose, Mauna Loa may be slowly stirring to life…. Read More ›

Mount Rainier

There is a king in the Pacific Northwest, his brow crowned in glittering ice. Mount Rainier starts to rise only about 25 miles from the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area. Today this beautiful Cascades stratovolcano, towering 14,410 feet above Puget Sound, dominates… Read More ›

The Cascades Volcanoes

One of the first things you learn here in Oregon is that everybody’s very proud of the volcanoes – Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier and Mount Hood, especially.  However, those are only a few of volcanoes in the Cascades, an… Read More ›

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