Logo link to homepage

Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04123

Incandescent lava is visible on the cooling surface of an advancing lava flow from Cerro Negro volcano in 1968.  The flow front, which advanced at a rate of about 5 m/hr during the first day of the eruption.  The flow originated from a horseshoe-shaped flank vent south of Cerro Negro. Photo by William Melson, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

Incandescent lava is visible on the cooling surface of an advancing lava flow from Cerro Negro volcano in 1968. The flow front, which advanced at a rate of about 5 m/hr during the first day of the eruption. The flow originated from a horseshoe-shaped flank vent south of Cerro Negro.

Photo by William Melson, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).


Negro, Cerro