Справочная информацияCollapse of the ancestral Meseta volcano about 8,500 years ago produced a massive debris avalanche that traveled about 50 km onto the Pacific coastal plain. Growth of the modern Fuego volcano followed, continuing the southward migration of volcanism that began at Acatenango, the northern twin volcano of Fuego. Frequent vigorous historical eruptions have been recorded since 1524 and have produced major ashfalls, along with occasional pyroclastic flows and lava flows. The last major explosive eruption from Fuego took place in 1974, producing spectacular pyroclastic flows visible from Antigua.
Strombolian eruption at Fuego volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The silhouettes of Acatenango, Fuego and Atitlán volcanoes at dawn (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Red flower with Fuego in the background (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fuego volcano in the first morning light (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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