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Volcanoes, including Mount Hood, can go from dormant to active quickly


February 17, 2014

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A new study suggests that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon's Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years, but that the time it takes to liquefy and potentially erupt is surprisingly short--perhaps as little as a couple of months.Full Story

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Oregon State University

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