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The ejection of solid, liquid, or gaseous material from a volcano.
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What does it mean when you dream about an eruption?

An eruption, such as a volcanic eruption, usually indicates the forceful breakthrough of unconscious material—repressed thoughts or urges—into consciousness. More generally, an eruption may indicate an upheaval in one’s life.

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Still, mild to moderate activity has occurred since that time, with some of the more active eruptions taking place in 1519 and possibly 1663, said the Smithsonian Institution.
Shjould scientists find volcanic activity as they examine the photos in greater detail, it would be only the third known example of active eruptions in the solar system.