Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06801
A gas plume rises above the glaciated Nevado del Huila Pico Central, seen here from the east in September 1996. Long-term, persistent, gas plumes occurred prior to the onset of eruptive activity in 2007. Before then, only a single 16th century eruption was known during historical time.
Photo by Bernardo Pulgarín, 1996 (INGEOMINAS, Colombia).
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