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Volcano on the Brink

Season 45 Episode 11 | 53m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore Nyamuragira, one of the world’s most active and mysterious volcanoes in Africa. Decades of civil strife have prevented scientists from investigating the volcano, but a brief pause allows an international team of experts to fly by helicopter to the summit to investigate. Discover the volcano’s hidden dangers and probe whether magma pressure is building up to threaten another eruption.

Aired: 09/19/18

Expires: 11/25/25

Rating: TV-PG

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