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Scientists Discover New Eruption at Undersea Volcano, After Successfully Forecasting the Event

August 9, 2011

an ocean-bottom hydrophone A team of scientists just discovered a new eruption of Axial Seamount, an undersea volcano located about 250 miles off the Oregon coast--and one of the most active and intensely studied seamounts in the world. The event is intriguing because the scientists had forecasted the eruption starting five years ago--the first successful forecast of an undersea volcano. Full Story

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