Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03818
Volcanologist Maurice Krafft measures the temperature of a pyroclastic-flow deposit from El Chichón volcano in April 1982. Pyroclastic flows and surges devastated an area of about 150 sq km around the volcano in a series of powerful eruptions March 28 to April 4.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1983.
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