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Volcano on Fire

Passport Season 45 Episode 10 | 53m 37s

Climb with volcano experts to the summit of Nyiragongo, a highly active volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Twice in recent memory it has erupted, devastating Goma, a neighboring city of 1 million people. To investigate when it might erupt next, scientists climb into its crater toward a bubbling lava lake to deploy sensors and monitor the volcano’s activity.

Aired: 09/19/18

Expires: 11/25/25

Rating: TV-PG

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