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MINGLES GRAPHIC DESCRIPTION WITH TECHNICAL EXPLANATION

Mr. N. E. A. Hinds Speaks at Foxcroft on Subject of Volcanic Eruptions of Kaileuea--Was in Hawaii in 1921

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Mingling graphic descriptions of the phenomena of the volcano Kaileuea with more technical explanations of its workings, Mr. N. E. A. Hinds, instructor in geology and physiography, spoke to a small audience in Foxcroft last night. He was in Hawaii in 1921 at the time of the largest eruption in recent years, and described the volcano's appearance at its greatest activity.

There are three ways in which lava may escape from the lake, Mr. Hinds said, by overflowing the brim, through fissures, and through "tubes", which occur when molten lava has run out from under a hardened crust above, leaving a natural pathway two or three miles long and from 50 to 60 feet high. In the last eruption the lava overflowed but it has again sunk to its former level, about 120 feet beneath the brim.

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