Papua New Guinea

  • It's an exciting time for volcano-watchers — and an unnerving time for anyone who lives near a rumbling volcano. Over the past day, two large volcanoes have erupted: Iceland's Bárðarbunga and Papua New Guinea's large Rabaul volcano. The Icelandic volcano gets most of the attention — but that's been a brief, largely harmless eruption so far. Meanwhile, the eruption in Papua New Guinea is far more explosive and has the potential to do more damage to nearby population centers. Here's a rundown and some photos:

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