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Long-dormant volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands, 2010.
Galapagos Islands, 2010. Image by cdorobek / CC BY 2.0

A giant volcano, dormant for 33 years, has begun erupting in the Galapagos Islands. The Wolf Volcano began spewing smoke, fire and lava on Monday but no one was injured and the volcano is about 70 miles from the nearest population center. Read more: travelpulse.com