A volcano the size of Arizona lurks in the Pacific

by Thor on Sep. 06th, 2013

For a long time, scientists have known a major volcano complex was under the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan. But upon further inspection, they've discovered it's one huge volcano, measuring 280 miles by 400 miles across. You can read more about this huge discovery right here.

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marty bodell's picture
marty bodell says:

Wow! That is really cool! it also freaks me out knowing that a volcano the size of Arizona i in the Pacific waiting to explode. I give this a five star!

posted on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 11:06am
Addison's picture
Addison says:

volcanoes and hurricanes are scary, along with tornadoes. And i never want to come face to face with one.

posted on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 12:20pm
Olivia T.'s picture
Olivia T. says:

When I went to Mount Saint Helens, I was pretty scared but a valcano as big as Arazona is super scary!

posted on Sun, 12/01/2013 - 5:01pm
Teague's picture
Teague says:

When i grow up, I want to study extreme weather conditions.

posted on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 1:26pm

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