A BURNING LAVA LAKE CONCEALED BY A VOLCANO'S GLACIAL ICE

WHILE EARTH'S SURFACE IS PEPPERED WITH VOLCANOES, LAVA LAKES APPEAR TO BE VANISHINGLY RARE.

MOUNT MICHAEL IS AN ACTIVE, SPUTTERING VOLCANO THAT IS LARGELY COVERED IN GLACIAL ICE.

While Earth's surface is peppered with volcanoes, lava lakes appear to be vanishingly rare.
Mount Michael is an active, sputtering volcano that is largely covered in glacial ice.
And why some lava lakes persist is not entirely understood.

While Earth’s surface is peppered with volcanoes, lava lakes appear to be vanishingly rare. Popular imagery of volcanoes may imply that these crowning caldrons of liquid fire are common, but there were thought to be only...

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