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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07725

A quarry at Laguna de Aramuaca exposes a roughly 10-m-high section of thinly bedded pyroclastic-surge layers.  Despite its immediate proximity to the Pan-American highway, this spectacular maar remains to be studied in detail. Photo by Lee Siebert, 1999 (Smithsonian Institution).

A quarry at Laguna de Aramuaca exposes a roughly 10-m-high section of thinly bedded pyroclastic-surge layers. Despite its immediate proximity to the Pan-American highway, this spectacular maar remains to be studied in detail.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1999 (Smithsonian Institution).


Laguna Aramuaca