Earth’s largest volcano found by Handley grad

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Posted: September 18, 2013

The Winchester Star

William Sager, professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, in front of an image of a massive volcano in his office at the University of Houston. A couple decades ago, Sager and colleagues surveyed a large plateau in the northwestern Pacific Ocean and named it Tamu Massif. Recently he was able to return to the site to discover that the plateau is actually a massive, long-dormant volcano. (Photo by Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle)

WINCHESTER — Handley High School alumnus William Sager is making headlines for discovering the world’s largest volcano.

Sager, who graduated from Handley in 1972, has spent the past 20 years studying…



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