Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05190
Accumulated thin layers of ashfall deposits reach nearly to the roofline at both gable ends of a house on the western tip of Fayal Island. Repetitive, long-term ashfall during a 1957-58 eruption built an offshore cinder cone that added 1 km to the island's western peninsula.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1980.
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