Bolivia’s rapid growing volcano: Uturuncu

The following paragraphs are excerpts from , National Green Activism Examiner, October 25, 2011.

“A mystery is rising in the South America as a mysterious and rapidly inflating volcano has scientist scratching heads in wonder.”

“Uturuncu is a nearly 20,000-foot-high volcano located in southwest Bolivia. Recently scientists discovered the volcano is inflating and at an astonishing speed.”

“About five years ago scientists discovered that the area below and around Uturuncu is steadily rising. It is literally blowing up like a giant balloon in an area 43 miles across. Satellite data has revealed the region was inflating by 1 to 2 centimeters per year and had been doing so for at least 20 years.”

For full article and a photo of the volcano, please use this link: http://www.examiner.com/green-activism-in-national/mysterious-volcano-has-scientists-baffled-as-it-continues-its-rapid-rise

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