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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04255

The margins of a lava flow descending the WNW flank of Arenal rise above a monument to victims of a powerful explosive eruption in July 1968. Lava flow effusion began on 19 September 1968 and by the time of this December 1968 photo had reached about 2 km from the vent on the lower west flank. Photo by Dick Berg, 1968 (courtesy of William Melson, Smithsonian Institution).

The margins of a lava flow descending the WNW flank of Arenal rise above a monument to victims of a powerful explosive eruption in July 1968. Lava flow effusion began on 19 September 1968 and by the time of this December 1968 photo had reached about 2 km from the vent on the lower west flank.

Photo by Dick Berg, 1968 (courtesy of William Melson, Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: eruption | lava flow | human impacts | ‘a’a


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