The deadliest volcano in the continental US

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Plumes of steam, gas, and ash often occurred at Mount St. Helens in the early 1980s. On clear days they could be seen from Portland, Oregon, 50 mi (80 km) to the south. The plume photographed here rose nearly 3,000 ft (910 m) above the volcano’s rim. The view is from Harrys Ridge, 5 mi (8 km) north of the mountain. (Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org)

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Lava Flows From Indonesian Volcano

Indonesia Volcano

Mount Slamet spews lava and gas during its eruption as seen from Pandansari village in Brebes, Central Java, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Idhad Zakaria) The Associated Press

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Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to erupt

Mayon volcano

The Mayon volcano in the Phiilippines. The local tourist industry was expecting its latest stirrings to promote a mini-boom. Photograph: Charism Sayat/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities warn of possible eruption within weeks and prepares to evacuate 50,000 people in danger zone

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Menacing 12-mile-high ash cloud looms over Indonesia’s ‘Mountain of Spirits’ after volcano erupts

Eruption: The powerful explosion took place at Mount Sangeang Api in the Lesser Sunda Islands - an area that plays host to 129 active volcanoes. The Sunda Islands sit inside Indonesia's notorious 'Ring of Fire'. Since Sangiang Api's first recorded eruption in 1512, it is believed to have erupted a total of 20 times

Eruption: The powerful explosion took place at Mount Sangeang Api in the Lesser Sunda Islands – an area that plays host to 129 active volcanoes. The Sunda Islands sit inside Indonesia’s notorious ‘Ring of Fire’.  Since Sangiang Api’s first recorded eruption in 1512, it is believed to have erupted a total of 20 times

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