This Major U.S. City Is Actually Right Next To One Of The World’s Deadliest Volcanoes

With the recent eruption of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii, the danger of living next door to a volcano is more evident than ever. However, many people aren’t aware that one of the most famous mountains in America is also among the world’s most dangerous volcanoes. And it’s right next to Seattle.

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For more information about Mount Rainier’s volcanic history and potential, click here. For more gorgeous mountains (that won’t explode beneath you), check out these stunning images of the Appalachian range.