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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01527

The dark-colored lava flow filling the caldera moat between the cone of Vesuvius and the caldera wall of Monte Somma in the background was produced during an eruption in 1944, near the end of the eruptive cycle that began in 1913. Photo by Roberto Scandone, 1989 (University of Rome).

The dark-colored lava flow filling the caldera moat between the cone of Vesuvius and the caldera wall of Monte Somma in the background was produced during an eruption in 1944, near the end of the eruptive cycle that began in 1913.

Photo by Roberto Scandone, 1989 (University of Rome).

Keywords: caldera | lava flow


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