Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06501
A powerful eruption column rising above Colo volcano is seen from the south on August 22, 1983. Pyroclastic flows from this explosion continued 500 m beyond the SSW coast of the island and 1 km beyond the NNW coast. This photo was taken about one month after the paroxysmal eruption on July 23, which produced pyroclastic flows that swept over virtually the entire island.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1983 (published in SEAN Bulletin v 8, 1983).
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