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New view of Rainier's volcanic plumbing

July 17, 2014

researchers installing sensors By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, a University of Utah researcher and colleagues made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier's deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someday. Full Story

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