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World Factbook Updates - October 25, 2012

Check out the latest update to The World Factbook:

  • The International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior has created a list of 16 volcanoes - termed Decade Volcanoes - worthy of special study because of their great potential for destructive eruptions and proximity to populated areas. Three countries, one of which is the United States, contain two such volcanoes. Check the "Natural hazards" field under the World entry in The World Factbook to learn what the other two countries are and to see the entire list of these dangerous volcanoes.

Posted: Oct 25, 2012 09:47 AM
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2012 11:04 AM