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Helen's erupted in 1980, sending ash over a large part of the state of WashingtonMount St. Helen's erupted in 1980, sending ash over a large part of the state of Washington.

The eruption of Vesuvius resulted in the complete destruction of the town of Pompeii.

The volcano has been smoking for weeks, and scientists believe it may erupt any day now.

The eruption of the volcano was predicted in advance, so no one was injured.

Heavy fighting erupted on the border of the two countries soon after the peace talks collapsed.

The area erupted into violence after the death of a young man at the hands of police.

Her face erupts in pimples whenever she has her period.

The old man erupted in anger when he discovered his car had been broken into.

By the time the eruption of Mount Pelee in Martinique ended, 15% of the island's population was dead.

The eruption of the Krakatoa volcano was equal to 223 million tons of TNT.

A tsunami generated by the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa killed 36,000 people in 1883.

Of Iceland's 200 volcanoes, at least 30 have contributed to the 150 eruptions recorded since the first settlers arrived.

When World War One erupted in 1914, Norway attempted to remain neutral.

The intense fires that erupted when hijacked airliners hit the World Trade Center's twin towers disabled the water supply for hoses.

The Galapagos Islands were formed by volcanoes erupting at the bottom of the sea.

Tensions between the Sinhalese majority and Tamil separatists in Sri Lanka erupted in violence in the mid-1980s.

Studies show that some galaxies are suffering tremendous eruptions as their cores blast radiation and matter outward.


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