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Water In Hawaii Volcano Could Trigger Explosive Eruptions


Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could be bracing for another dangerous eruption after a pond of water was discovered inside its summit crater. Last year, Kilauea, which had been erupting continuously for nearly 35 years, spewed lava that destroyed hundreds of homes on the Big Island. Researchers with the US Geological Survey have now confirmed the presence of water at the bottom of the Halema'uma'u crater, which was previously home to a lava lake.