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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08049

An incandescent eruption column rises above the summit of Cerro Negro in 1971.  Major explosive eruptions February 3-14, primarily from the central vent, produced extensive crop damage over a 5000 sq km area and enlarged the summit crater from 150 to 400 m diameter.  Photo by Jaime Incer, 1971.

An incandescent eruption column rises above the summit of Cerro Negro in 1971. Major explosive eruptions February 3-14, primarily from the central vent, produced extensive crop damage over a 5000 sq km area and enlarged the summit crater from 150 to 400 m diameter.

Photo by Jaime Incer, 1971.


Negro, Cerro