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Eruption of Icelandic volcano continues to ground flights between LAX and Europe [NASA photos of ash cloud]L.A. NOWA giant ash cloud left by the eruption of an Icelandic volcano continues to block flight pathways and impede the plans of thousands of travelers. More than 30 arriving and departing flights between LAX and Europe were canceled Sunday by......
L.A. NOWFlights between LAX and Europe continued to be canceled Saturday as a giant ash cloud left by the eruption of an Icelandic volcano blocked air pathways. A total of 69 arriving and departing flight cancellations from airlines serving London's Heathrow........
From the Associated PressVisitors are flocking to witness the spectacular eruption at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano despite summit explosions, toxic fumes and partial closures at the national park. Nearly 9,000 people a day are touring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on average this...
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...
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...
Times Staff WriterHawaii's Kilauea volcano, which has been erupting continuously since 1983, is putting on a particularly good show, drawing crowds to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island for a close-up of lava flowing to the sea at a new entry point that began...
-------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Hoover Dam: The caption on a photo of Hoover Dam that ran Feb. 27 said: "Under FDR, the U.S. built huge dams, such as Hoover Dam, to spur economic recovery." Construction of the dam began under President Hoover and was...
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Special to The TimesA volcano that had been dormant for thousands of years shot hot ash into the stratosphere Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of a remote stretch of Chilean Patagonia. The Chaiten volcano initially erupted Friday, prompting most residents to flee the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe shaking has slowed for now, the sense of panic eased, the search for the missing ebbed. But six months of tremors, including one major earthquake, have left many in this remote corner of Patagonia unhinged. The picture-postcard scenery of heavily...
Real volcanos may take millennia to form, but in Las Vegas they can take just 20 years to look dated. That's what The Mirage hotel-casino concluded before it mounted a $25 million facelift of its iconic erupting volcano on the Las Vegas Strip. The...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCougar, Wash. In the dark, foggy shroud of an early fall morning, headlamps cast eerie lights on the faces of a dozen or so hikers lingering at a trail head that leads to the summit of the most active volcano in the continental U.S. The shadowy...
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