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Two Years On, a Mud Volcano Still Rages--and Bewilders

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Science  13 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5882, pp. 1406
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5882.1406

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As a disastrous mud eruption on Indonesia's Java Island marks its second anniversary, the unprecedented event continues to stir debate about whether it resulted from an exploratory gas well drilling accident or a distant earthquake and how long it will last.