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Largest Volcano on Earth Lurks Beneath Pacific Ocean

Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, geology )

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he world's largest volcano lurks beneath the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced today (Sept. 5) in the journal Nature Geoscience. Called the Tamu Massif, the enormous mound dwarfs the previous record holder, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, and is only 25 percent...

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Bob P. (408)
Friday September 6, 2013, 8:31 am
thanks Freya

iveta NoFwdsPls cer (65)
Friday September 6, 2013, 11:03 pm
Noted , thanks

Phillipa W. (199)
Friday September 6, 2013, 11:16 pm
thanks. just been reading about this in Newscientist. Absolutely fascinating.

Robert O. (12)
Friday September 6, 2013, 11:17 pm
My aunt told me about that this morning and I still can't believe it. The discoveries never end. Thanks.

Pogle S. (88)
Friday September 6, 2013, 11:19 pm

Nimue Pendragon (324)
Friday September 6, 2013, 11:33 pm
Cool :)

Elisa F. (235)
Friday September 6, 2013, 11:50 pm
Read about this on Google but like your info much more. Thanks, Freya :)

Elisa F. (235)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 2:26 am
Ha! Looks like it's the very same article. Maybe I need to sleep :P Thanks, Freya.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 3:01 am

Fi T. (18)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 4:54 am
There's still a lot to learn

Michael Kirkby (91)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:54 am
Just when they think they know it all along comes some new data that messes up the tidy formula. Isn't nature wonderful? lol

Aileen P. (40)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 2:00 pm
Thank you.

Roger Garin-michaud (139)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 3:12 pm
noted, thanks

GGmaSheila D. (179)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 6:14 pm
Wonder if these oceanic eruptions are speeding up the climate change...or if us screwing up the climate has increased these eruptions? Sounds like the chicken or the egg here...Thanks for the interesting article. Just goes to prove there's something to be learned every day if you leave yourself open.

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:04 pm
Noted, thanks Freya! I posted this same story but from a different source. Wonders will never cease in our amazing world.

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 6:36 am
Noted, thanks.

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 8:05 pm
Fascinating, ty.
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