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How fast is lava moving? That and more covered in Hawaii volcano talks
How fast is lava moving? That and more covered in Hawaii volcano talks

As molten lava continues its crawl toward the village of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii, scientists will share their predictions for future volcanic activity in January lectures that coincide with Volcano Awareness Month. Four presentations are planned for consecutive Thursday evenings in the Kilauea Visitor Center at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The free programs are part of the “After Dark in the Park” series. The first, which is Tuesday evening, will include an in-depth account of the lava flow that has been creeping toward Pahoa in the last six months. The latest findings will be shared by Matt Patrick, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian...

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