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Old 06-18-2013, 10:51 AM   #1
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Was looking at it in Google earth and saw the town of "Atlautla" on the map nearby....


Here's an article from a year or so ago:
http://www.demotix.com/news/1200406/...#media-1200404
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Wow! That's like a textbook example of a Vulcanian-type eruption. I don't think I've ever seen one on video before.
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Me neither- have seen various bits of "in progress" eruptions, but never the initial burst.

this stuff <~~geology nerd.

eta...also- the nearly instantaneous formation of all those extra water-vapor clouds is almost as amazing to see.
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