Gallery: Erebus Volcano's Amazing Lava Lake

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Majestic mountain

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Despite the deadly climate, everything from earthquake monitors to infrared cameras perch on Erebus volcano year-round. Scientists avidly study the Erebus…Read More »

and its lava lake in hopes of unraveling the mysteries of how volcanoes work.   Less «
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