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Lamington, Papua New Guinea:
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Questions to Ponder and Web Resources

Why is it important to monitor active volcanoes? Why might scientists need to replace equipment? Learn more about monitoring volcanoes from the USGS Volcano Hazards Program website.

Visit Volcano World's Adventure site and learn more about trips to actual volcanoes.

Visit Volcano World's section on Mont Pelee and compare this eruption with Lamington

What qualifications do you think a volcanologist needs? What careers interest you?