Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03956
An explosion from MacKenney crater on Pacaya volcano ejects a dark, ash-rich column and individual blocks that are sometimes incandescent even during daylight hours. This December 1974 photo shows Fuego (left) and Acatenango (right) volcanoes in the background, behind the sloping flanks of Agua volcano.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1974.
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