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New Zealand Volcano From Lord Of The Rings Unexpectedly Erupts While Scientists Monitor Active Neighbor
After more than a century of dormancy, a New Zealand volcano has erupted a second time in four months, sending a column of ash more than a mile into the sky and forcing school children and tourists to flee from the area, according to local reports.
Word of the Day
- Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.