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Volcano in Canada

Travels close to home

Lava bed. Photo credit: Catherine Dunn-Gilbert, author

The other day someone asked me about volcanoes. And why we never have them here. Well, actually we did. Right here in my country of Canada.

The Nass River valley area of BC is home to the Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Provincial Park and is the site of Canada’s most recent volcanic eruption. It happened around 1700, destroying two villages of the Nisga’a people and killing…

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