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Four decades visiting an Alaska volcano

Glaciologist Carl Benson just can't stay away from Mount Wrangell, reports Ned Rozell.

The 77-year-old UAF professor emeritus first worked on the summit of the 14,163-foot volcano 40 years ago; he most recently returned in 2003-4 to drill ice cores. Don’t miss Benson’s tale of building a volcano-heated hut.

[Read more at Alaska Science Forum]

Photo by SAM SCOTT /Alaska Science Forum | Posted 08.17.04 at 1:47 am

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