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Volcanoes, including Mount Hood, can go from dormant to active quickly
February 17, 2014
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.
Oregon State University
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