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A Sight "Fearfully Grand"

photograph of Lassen Peak This May we observe the 100th anniversary of the 1914-1917 eruptions at California's Lassen Peak. Watch an online public lecture by a USGS volcanologist who looks back at the eruptions and what we've discovered about Lassen since then.

Learn more about the eruptions at our Lassen Volcanic Center website and in our 2-page fact sheet about the volcano.



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