Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

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Thu, 25 Aug 2005, 14:45

From the GVP/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 17-23 August 2005:

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Sat, 9 Jul 2005, 00:16

The eruptions at Reventador volcano in Ecuador's eastern cordillera continues into early July with the emission of overlapping, thick blocky lava flows, occasional vulcanian explosions, new fumarolic activity on the N flank of the cone, and the emission of steam, gas and ash. 

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Wed, 22 Jun 2005, 17:56

Reventador Volcano in Ecuador has started to erupt again on Tuesday. According to Hugo Yepez, director of Geophysics Institute of the National Polytechnical School (IGEPN), a lava flow inside the crater has appeared. There is an increased possibility of explosive events in the near future.
Reventador, 3,485 meters high, is a symmetrical stratovolcano that had a major explosion on November 3, 2002, when a thick layer of ash reached the capital Quito.

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