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The Last VolcanoC eruptionJohn Dvorak the acclaimed author of Earthuake Storms looks into the early scientific study of volcanoes and the life of the man who pioneered the field Thomas Jaggar Educated at Harvard Jaggar went to the Caribbean after Mount Pelee exploded in killing than people Witnessing the destruction and learning about the horrible deaths these people had suffered Jaggar vowed to dedicate himself to a study of volcanoes In he built a small science station at the edge of a lake of molten lava at Kilauea volcano in the Hawaiian Islands Jaggar found something else at Kilauea true love For than twenty years Jaggar and Isabel Maydwell ran the science station living in a small house at the edge of a high cliff that overlooked the lava lake Maydwell uickly becoming one of the worlds most astute observers of volcanic activityMixed with tales of myths and rituals as well as the authors own experiences and insight into volcanic activity The Last Volcano reveals the lure and romance of confronting nature in its most magnificent formthe edge of a volcanic er. Sometimes the story line seemed a littler disjointed as the author tried to put things in context as well as uickly switching to a new topic which sometimes seemed should be a new chapter or section vice a new paragraphLove the subject matter and history behind the Hawaii volcanoes Fills in the history that provides a better understanding of thing places we saw on our 2 trips to the big island First trip was in the 80s when Kilauea was active with flows near the chain of craters road near the new visitor center that was destroyed the previous year Walked out on the cooled lava flow both during the day and at night and stood next to flowing pahoehoe