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  • The volcano's Sulphur Springs are therapeutic and people bath in them to remove skin blemishes.

    Dwight Brown: St. Lucia -- The Shangri-la Caribbean Island

  • Indonesia's Mount Merapi forced international airlines to cancel flights to nearby airports, as scientists warned the volcano's slow eruption could continue for weeks.

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  • Authorities had been trying since Monday to evacuate more than 11,000 villagers living on the volcano's slopes, after the alert status was raised to the highest level, but some people were unable to flee in time.

    Indonesia tsunami death toll rises

  • After refusing to budge from the volcano's fertile slopes, saying they wanted to tend to their crops and protect their homes, villagers started streaming by the thousands into makeshift emergency shelters late Tuesday.

    Indonesia Hit By Tsunami, Volcanic Eruption

  • The fires of Mt. Merapi consumed the volcano's spiritual gatekeeper.

    A Volcano's Sentry to the Very End

  • Civil Protection Coordination Office official Agust Gunnar Gylfason said the volcano's seismic activity has been unchanged in recent days.

    Volcanic ash again snarls Scottish, Irish air services

  • Donie Mooney, operations director at the Irish Aviation Authority, said the volcano's emissions changed over the past few days and caught forecasters off guard, forcing Ireland to abandon its hopes of staying open Wednesday.

    Volcanic ash again snarls Scottish, Irish air services

  • The lava flowed down the eastern side of the mountain in the volcano's first eruption since 1992.

    Mount Etna Erupts (PHOTOS)

  • Scientists have been expecting a new eruption and have said previously that this volcano's eruption will likely be small and should not lead to the air travel chaos caused in April 2010 by ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano.

    Iceland Volcano Erupts, White Plume Up To 18,000 Feet Seen: Report

  • St. Pierre is lovely palm-lined streets; yachts and brightly painted fish boats in the harbor and haunting, but it is best viewed from near the volcano's summit.

    Take Monday Off: Martinique


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