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Heavy ashfall from the paroxysmal 15 June 1991 eruptions of Pinatubo volcano caused collapse of the roof of this public market in Olapango City near Subic Bay Naval Air Station. About 10-15 cm of ash fell at this location, 35 km S of the volcano. Photo by Tom Casadevall, 1991 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Heavy ashfall from the paroxysmal 15 June 1991 eruptions of Pinatubo volcano caused collapse of the roof of this public market in Olapango City near Subic Bay Naval Air Station. About 10-15 cm of ash fell at this location, 35 km S of the volcano.

Photo by Tom Casadevall, 1991 (U.S. Geological Survey).

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