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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAbout 40,000 years ago Mt. St. Helens is born, the youngest and most active of the Cascade Range volcanoes, along a band of volcanoes and shifting tectonic plates called the Pacific Ring of Fire. 1792 Mt. St. Helens is named by Capt. George...
Special to The Los Angeles TimesMineral, Calif. Before starting down a hiking trail that has a name as grim as Bumpass Hell, you'll probably want to know more about its moniker. I found the answer on one of the many plaques that mark the way down to this bubbly, smelly -- but...
Alaska Airlines is once again flying to Anchor from Sea-Tac airport after the latest eruption from Mount Redoubt. The first flight out of Sea-Tac took off on time Wednesday morning. Eighteen flights were canceled after the volcano about 100 miles...
OK, I know I promised to blog about what I did on my summer "vacation", but I'd rather write about interesting stuff right now. The "summer vacation" stuff will be coming soon. Redoubt Volcano in Alaska could erupt in a few days based on what...
Tags: Alaska, Hawaii, Volcanoes, Trips and Vacations, Travel
Although warm and quiet across much of the country, Alaska is preparing for an eruption. Mt. Redoubt, located about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage, is still ready to blow according to scientists. Over the past month, the large volcano has sent...
Tags: Alaska, Volcanoes, Landforms, Disasters and Accidents
The Alaska Volcano Observatory is the best site for updated information on the eruption of Mt. Redoubt. They're even posting updates via Twitter! As of Monday morning, the volcano had already erupted four times, shooting smoke and ash as high as 50,...
THE SOUTH PACIFIC - An undersea volcano spewed ash, steam, and smoke into the air near the island chainTonga, located between Australia and Tahiti. The raw video shows the power of the eruption and how awed amusement turns quickly to serious concern...
Tags: Tonga, Volcanoes, Landforms, Disasters and Accidents
Times Staff WriterHOMER, Alaska — It is, in the world of volcanoes, one of the little guys — a bump on the sea, a molehill among mountains. Some days, Mt. Augustine barely peeks above the mist that settles across Cook Inlet in south central Alaska. Residents...
Times Staff WriterThere we stood, on the side of a highway on this Aegean island's wine country. We were stranded. Darkness was about to fall. I glanced at Peggy, my buddy through thick and thin. Returning a worried look, she nodded. We turned to the traffic and struck...
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Alaska Airlines resumed a few flights in and out of Alaska Friday afternoon following the clearing of ash clouds from Mount Redoubt. Scheduled service will continue, as long as ash clouds stay out of the area. However, flights to Nome and...
Times Staff And Wire ReportsDwight R. "Rocky" Crandell, a U.S. Geological Survey volcanologist whose persistent tracking of deep layers of mud led to a pioneering reassessment of volcano hazards in the Pacific Northwest, died April 6 at a hospice in Wheat Ridge, Colo., from a...
Maryland WeatherI know. It has nothing to do with Maryland weather. At least not yet. But the rising seismic activity and eruption watch now underway in Alaska at the Redoubt volcano brings to mind the days before Mount St. Helens blew......
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