Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04006
These fine-grained ash layers and coarser laminated scoria-bearing layers were deposited by pyroclastic surges following collapse of the summit of Pacaya. This surge deposit overlies the avalanche deposit and the topography in a 90 degree arc as far as 10 km SW of the summit.
Photo by Lee Siebert, 1988 (Smithsonian Institution).
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Keywords: stratigraphy | geology | outcrop | tephra | deposit