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Shimmering hot water seen coming out of an undersea volcano off the coast of Oregon.
During a routine visit to the area last month, researchers found lava coming out of a vent that was formed on the seafloor.
Scientists who have been studying it for over a decade predicted that it would erupt before the year 2014.
According to them it's the first successful forecast of an underwater eruption.
gently moving with a soft light
hot liquid rock that comes out of volcanoes
- a vent
a hole in the seafloor from which hot gasses and other material is released
what a volcano does when it is active and burning rocks and lava are thrown into the air, or, as in this case, released from the seabed. The noun from this verb is 'eruption'.
predict, work out what is going to happen in the future based on analysis of what has happened in the past