Volcano Watch: Using Hawaiian eruptions to understand volcanism in northern California
By Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Special to West Hawaii Today | Saturday, November 14, 2020, 12:05 a.m.
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This terrain map of the approximately 490-foot Brushy Butte Volcano was made using 1-yard resolution LiDAR data and shows the vents as black dots with channels and levees winding across the landscape. (USGS/Special to West Hawaii Today)
The U.S. Geological Survey has five volcano observatories tasked with monitoring low to high threat volcanoes throughout the United States.