Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04010
Recent lava flows cover the NW flank of Pacaya. Two prominent flow fields originating from flank vents can be seen in this 1987 photo. The vegetated slopes to the left are below Cerro Chino, a scoria cone on the rim of Pacaya's large horseshoe-shaped crater.
Photo by Klaus Mehl, 1987 (GEOMAR, Germany).
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