Photo du mois (Avril 2019):
Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes and also part of an Aztec legend, a warrior who fell in love with a young woman (Iztaccihuatl) who died while he was away in battle. He is said to be still mourning for her.
Popocatepetl is located more or less 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. (Photo: RGoadPhotography)
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
Definition of a volcano
: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.
Best tours to see lava
: Visiting an erupting volcano is an unforgettable experience. If you're particularly looking to see "Red Hot Lava", these are among the best places to go to.
Volcanoes in the Solar System
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