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Roaring Mountain

This large, acidic hydrothermal area (solfatara) is covered by fumaroles that may hiss, roar, sigh, or whistle. In the early 1900s, the number, size, and power of the fumaroles were much greater, and produced a racket that could be heard for miles.

Steam rises from Roaring mountain

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