volcanoes 'due to erupt'

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    Volcanoes 'due to erupt'

    July 6, 2011

    VICTORIA'S volcanoes are overdue for an eruption, according to research that has dated the age of the cones, craters and lava flows in the state's west with increased precision.

    Using the latest dating techniques, scientists at the University of Melbourne established that, on average, the small volcanoes dotted from western Victoria to South Australia erupted every 2000 years.

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