Photo: Hawaii's "Gentle" Volcano More Dangerous Than Thought



Visitors watch lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano roll downhill toward the ocean in 2004. A May 2009 study says the famously gentle, though active, volcano may be capable of much stronger eruptions than previously thought.

Photograph by David Jordan/AP


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