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Activity at Volcán de Fuego

Heat Lingers from Fuego’s Deadly Pyroclastic Debris Flows
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Heat Lingers from Fuego’s Deadly Pyroclastic Debris Flows

A jumble of hot ash, rock, and soil poured down the slopes of the Guatemalan volcano in early June. Weeks later, satellites continued to detect elevated temperatures in the thick deposits.

Published Jun 27, 2018

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A Deadly Eruption Rocks Guatemala
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A Deadly Eruption Rocks Guatemala

A dangerous mixture of ash, rock, and hot gas rushed down the slopes of Fuego during a strong eruption from this persistently active volcano.

Published Jun 5, 2018

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Fuego Erupts
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Fuego Erupts

The Guatemalan volcano is at it again, beginning its latest bout of unruly behavior in late January 2018.

Published Feb 3, 2018

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