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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

Вт, 28 фев 2012, 11:05
CENAPRED сообщил, что в течение 22-28 февраля-и парогазовых выбросов выросла с Попокатепетль кратера накаливания наблюдалось в ночное время. Зола plumes розы 500-900 м над кратер в период 22-24 февраля. ...БОЛЬШЕ
Вт, 21 фев 2012, 22:51
1-5 weak steam and ash eruptions per day, incandescence observed at night from the crater
Вт, 21 фев 2012, 11:05
В последние 24 часа системы мониторинга вулкана Попокатепетль зарегистрирована 21 сопровождении низкого уровня выбросов паровых и газовых испарениями. Наиболее важным состоялась вчера в 11: 46, 4: 21 pm, 19: 34 h, 24 часа, сегодня в 12 ч сопровождались пепла. ...БОЛЬШЕ
Ср, 15 фев 2012, 00:01
Пара и выбросы газов с небольшим количеством золы на 14 февраля. Кратер накаливания, наблюдаемых в течение утром 8 и 14 февраля.
Чт, 2 фев 2012, 00:01
Сб, 28 янв 2012, 00:01
Webcam image of Popo showing the glow at the summit crater (CENAPRED)
Popocatépetl volcano's activity is increasing. On 25 Jan at 10:10 local time, an ash explosion produced a plume of 3 km height drifting NE. During the past days, strong degassing and steaming has been observed as well as periods of low-frequency tremor. At night (see webcam image), a constant glow can be seen from the summit crater, suggesting that the lava dome might have started a new phase of growth. ...БОЛЬШЕ
Ср, 18 янв 2012, 00:01
11-17 January steam-and-gas emissions rose from Popocatépetl volcano. The plumes contained small amounts of ash during 13-17 January. Crater incandescence was observed at night during 16-17 January.
Пт, 13 янв 2012, 00:01
CENAPRED reported that during 4-10 January steam-and-gas emissions rose from Popocatépetl; the plumes contained small amounts of ash during 4-5 January and 8-10 January. On 5 January two explosions generated incandescence in the crater.

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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