'Mount Doom' Set to Erupt

'Lord of the Rings ' volcano could disrupt 'Hobbit ' premiere

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 20, 2012 12:02 AM CST | Updated Nov 20, 2012 2:47 AM CST

(Newser) – Temperatures are fluctuating wildly at one of two volcanoes Peter Jackson used as "Mount Doom" in his Lord of the Rings trilogy, and scientists believe an eruption at Mount Ruapehu on New Zealand's North Island could happen any day. Ruapehu is the country'...   Read full story »


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