Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03952
Volcán de Agua seen to the east above the ancient capital city of Ciudad Vieja. A lahar from Agua in 1541 CE destroyed this city, the first capital established by the Spanish. The catastrophe caused the capital city to be relocated to nearby Antigua Guatemala.
Photo by Lee Siebert, 1988 (Smithsonian Institution).
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