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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04279

A dark ash plume at Arenal rises above white atmospheric clouds in 1968. A major explosive eruption began on 29 July 1968 from three new craters down the western flank. A series of major explosions took place between the morning of 29 July and the afternoon of 31 July. Photo by Tom Simkin, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

A dark ash plume at Arenal rises above white atmospheric clouds in 1968. A major explosive eruption began on 29 July 1968 from three new craters down the western flank. A series of major explosions took place between the morning of 29 July and the afternoon of 31 July.

Photo by Tom Simkin, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: eruption | ash plume | plume | explosive eruption


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