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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04122

A long-exposure nighttime view of a Strombolian explosion at Cerro Negro volcano in Nicaragua in November 1968. The trajectory of individual incandescent volcanic bombs can be seen radiating from the vent. Hot, incandescent bombs are visible on the outer flanks of the scoria cone.  Photo by Robert Citron, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

A long-exposure nighttime view of a Strombolian explosion at Cerro Negro volcano in Nicaragua in November 1968. The trajectory of individual incandescent volcanic bombs can be seen radiating from the vent. Hot, incandescent bombs are visible on the outer flanks of the scoria cone.

Photo by Robert Citron, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: eruption | ballistic ejecta | ballistics | Strombolian | vent


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