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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00952

A light-colored plume rises above the summit of Mayon volcano on 14 September 1984. The darker and denser column to its left is a co-ignimbrite plume rising from the surface of a pyroclastic flow moving down the SW flank. The photo was taken from Cagsawa on the SSE flank. Photo by Ernesto Corpuz, 1984 (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology).

A light-colored plume rises above the summit of Mayon volcano on 14 September 1984. The darker and denser column to its left is a co-ignimbrite plume rising from the surface of a pyroclastic flow moving down the SW flank. The photo was taken from Cagsawa on the SSE flank.

Photo by Ernesto Corpuz, 1984 (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology).

Keywords: pyroclastic flow | pyroclastic density current | ash | stratovolcano | eruption | explosive eruption | ash plume


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