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Only so-called “Decade Volcano” in the continental U.S. :

RAINIER
Mount Rainier is an active volcano in the state of Washington in the Cascade Mountain Range. Native Americans first called the peak “Tacoma” meaning “mother of waters”. When Captain George Vancouver discovered Puget Sound in 1792, he named the peak in honor of his friend Rear Admiral Peter Rainier. There have been movements to change the name back to Tacoma, but these seem to have petered out (pun intended!).

There are 16 so-called “Decade Volcanoes” in the world. These volcanoes were listed as part of the UN-sponsored International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. A Decade Volcano is one that is deemed to deserve close study due to its history of eruptions and proximity to population centers.

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