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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03873

A small blocky lava dome within the Caliente vent on the Santiaguito lava dome of Guatemala's Santa María volcano on 18 July 1969. This was near the beginning of a period of renewed activity at this vent. Growth of the composite Santiaguito lava dome has been ongoing since 1922. Copyrighted photo by Dick Stoiber, 1969 (Dartmouth College).

A small blocky lava dome within the Caliente vent on the Santiaguito lava dome of Guatemala's Santa María volcano on 18 July 1969. This was near the beginning of a period of renewed activity at this vent. Growth of the composite Santiaguito lava dome has been ongoing since 1922.

Copyrighted photo by Dick Stoiber, 1969 (Dartmouth College).

Keywords: lava dome | volcanic gas | eruption


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