Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03726
A roughly 15-second time-exposure during the night shows the incandescent trajectories of ejecta from Parícutin on 1 August 1943, near the start of the 1943-52 eruption. Periodic large explosions of bursting lava bubbles in the vent rapidly ejected incandescent lava spatter.
Photo by Carl Fries, 1943 (U.S. Geological Survey).
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