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HONOLULU (AP) — A growing stream of lava threatening homes on Hawaii’s Big Island is expanding and speeding up as it heads toward a small rural town.
Officials say the lava advanced nearly 460 yards from Thursday morning to Friday.
The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now just 250 yards from a side road, which has been closed.
No evacuations have been ordered, and the residents of a home that is nearest to the flow already have left voluntarily.
Hawaii County Civil Defense is planning to go door-to-door Saturday to find out how many people might need shelter if the eruption continues at its current pace.
Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira has said he will give residents three to five days of notice before an evacuation order.
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Archaeologists from the United States, Canada, Germany, and Peru, have discovered two ancient settlements in the Pucuncho Basin in the southern Peruvian Andes – named Cuncaicha and Pucuncho – which they say are the highest-altitude Pleistocene archaeological sites yet identified in the world. One scientific theory about high altitude colonization suggests that people cannot live [...] —> Read More Here
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