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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03927

A pyroclastic flow descending the east flank of Fuego on 8 January 1979, is viewed from the city of Antigua Guatemala to the NE. Intermittent explosive eruptions had been occurring since September 1977 and lasted until 8 August 1979. Photo by Paulino Alquijay, 1979 (courtesy of Pete Newton).

A pyroclastic flow descending the east flank of Fuego on 8 January 1979, is viewed from the city of Antigua Guatemala to the NE. Intermittent explosive eruptions had been occurring since September 1977 and lasted until 8 August 1979.

Photo by Paulino Alquijay, 1979 (courtesy of Pete Newton).

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Keywords: explosive eruption | ash plume | eruption | ash | plume | pyroclastic flow | pyroclastic density current | PDC


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