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Volcanic mud bubbles near Krafla, Iceland. Credit: Theo Crazzolara

Mud and Mystery: Indonesia’s Lusi Volcano

On May 26, 2006, an unusual volcano sputtered to life in Sidoarjo, Indonesia. Instead of spewing ash or lava, the volcano, known as Lusi, spits globs of mud high into the air. 11 years have gone by, 60,000 people have been displaced, and 13 people have been killed. The eruption shows no signs of stopping;…

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