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Popocatépetl вулкан
Стратовулкан 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
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Popocatépetl Вулкан-извержения:
1345-47, 1354, 1363(?), 1488, 1504, 1509(?), 1512, 1518, 1519-23(?), 1528, 1530, 1539-40, 1542, 1548, 1571, 1580, 1590, 1592-94, 1642, 1663-65, 1666-67, 1697, 1720, 1802-04, 1827(?), 1834(?), 1852(?), 1919-22, 1923-24, 1925-27(?), 1933, 1942-43, 1947, 1994-95, 1996-2003, 2004-ongoing
Типичный извержения стиль:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes. Plinian eruptions at intervals of several centuries or few thousands of years, vulcanian and strombolian activity in intermittent phases.
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Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update

Popocatepetl volcano (Mexico): moderate-large eruption on 8 June, ash to 8 km

Четверг июн 10, 2010 09:20 |

On 8 June 2010, Popocatépetl volcano had one of its larger explosions during recent years: an ash plume was generated that rose to 8 km (27,600 feet) altitude a.s.l.
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ССЫЛКИ / ИСТОЧНИКИ:
Предыдущие новости
Пятница, ноя 21, 2008
Emissions of steam and gas from Popocatépetl were visible during 12-18 November. On 17 November an ash plume rose to an altitude of 6.1 km. A thermal anomaly was detected. Emissions contained slight amounts of ash on 18 November. [подробнее]
Четверг, окт 23, 2008
CENAPRED reported emissions of steam and gas from Popocatépetl during ... [подробнее]
Четверг, фев 21, 2008
CENAPRED reported that emissions of steam and gas from Popocatépetl were visible during 12-19 February. The plumes contained slight amounts of ash from explosions in the crater. [подробнее]
Пятница, фев 08, 2008
Gas and steam emissions were reportet from Popocatépetl during 30 January - 5 February and after strong explosions rocks were propelled 300 m from the crater and rolling down in the valleys. [подробнее]
Среда, фев 06, 2008
Emissions of steam and gas from Popocatépetl were visible during 23-29 January. On 28 January, an ash plume rose to an altitude ... [подробнее]

Background:

Volcán Popocatépetl, whose name is the Aztec word for smoking mountain, towers to 5426 m 70 km SE of Mexico City to form North America's 2nd-highest volcano.  The glacier-clad stratovolcano contains a steep-walled, 250-450 m deep crater.  The generally symmetrical volcano is modified by the sharp-peaked Ventorrillo on the NW, a remnant of an earlier volcano. 
At least three previous major cones were destroyed by gravitational failure during the Pleistocene, producing massive debris-avalanche deposits covering broad areas south of the volcano.  The modern volcano was constructed to the south of the late-Pleistocene to Holocene El Fraile cone.  Three major plinian eruptions, the most recent of which took place about 800 AD, have occurred from Popocatépetl since the mid Holocene, accompanied by pyroclastic flows and voluminous lahars that swept basins below the volcano.  Frequent historical eruptions, first recorded in Aztec codices, have occurred since precolumbian time.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution - Popocatepetl information


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