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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04017

Incandescent volcanic bombs ejected from MacKenney crater at Pacaya volcano fill most of the frame of this 1968 photo.  Long-term strombolian eruptions began at MacKenney crater in 1965 and continued for several decades. Photo by William Melson, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

Incandescent volcanic bombs ejected from MacKenney crater at Pacaya volcano fill most of the frame of this 1968 photo. Long-term strombolian eruptions began at MacKenney crater in 1965 and continued for several decades.

Photo by William Melson, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).


Pacaya