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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04836

A brownish, ash-laden plume rises a few hundred m above Láscar volcano at about 1430 hrs on September 14, 1986.  The plume, seen here from Toconao, 33 km NW, preceded much larger explosions on September 16.  The saddle between Láscar and Aguas Calientes volcano is at the far left.  Photo by Paul King, MINSAL Corporation, 1986 (courtesy of Peter Francis, Open University).

A brownish, ash-laden plume rises a few hundred m above Láscar volcano at about 1430 hrs on September 14, 1986. The plume, seen here from Toconao, 33 km NW, preceded much larger explosions on September 16. The saddle between Láscar and Aguas Calientes volcano is at the far left.

Photo by Paul King, MINSAL Corporation, 1986 (courtesy of Peter Francis, Open University).


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