Volcano Calendar 2020: We're proud to present our 2020 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past two years.
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Huaynaputina volcano (its name meaning "new volcano") is a small volcano located in southern Peru 26 km south of Ubinas volcano. It was the site of the largest historical eruption in South America, which occurred in 1600 and erupted an estimated 30 cubic km of dacitic tephra, including ash fall and pyroclastic flow deposits. Its size can be compared to the 1883 Krakatau eruption. Prior to the 1600 eruption, it had not even been known as a volcano and was described as a "low ridge in the center of a Sierra".
Traveled lahar down the southern sector (image: IGP)
IGP reported that the seismic station records internal tremor associated with the descent of a lahar (mud flow) of moderate volume. The lahar which formed traveled down the southern sector of the volcano through the El Volcán creek at the approx. distance of 500 m from the Quinistaquillas town. ...more
The population is recommended to stay away from the channel of this creek. Source: Instituto Geofísico del Perú volcano activity update 12 February 2020 [less]
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