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Largest Recorded Underwater Volcanic Eruption Sheds Light on Deep-Sea Events

The 2012 eruption of the underwater Havre volcano near New Zealand was so big, satellite images showed a 150-square-mile floating raft of pumice that had bobbed up to the surface afterward. “Underwater eruptions are fundamentally different than those on land. There is no on-land equivalent,” said the Lab’s Michael Manga, who co-authored a paper about the aftermath of the eruption. More>

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