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Tungurahua volcano phreactic eruption

By macxymum    
Tungurahua, from Quichua tunguri (throat), rahua (fire): "Throat of Fire", also known as the "The Black Giant" is an active stratovolcano located in the Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador rising 5023 meters above sea level. It is one of the most active volcanoes in Ecuador. It rises above the small thermal springs town of Baņos de Agua Santa (1,800 m) which is located at its foot 8 km to the north and is located about 140 km south of the capital city of Quito...This volcano towers 3 km above its northern base and has a 600 ft. (183 m) wide crater. The volcano has a diameter of 14 km. Tungurahua volcano has a complex historical record which includes sudden, violent eruptions. Volcanic activity restarted in 1999. Its causes many tremors in the nearby city of Banos.

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Yogendra 16 22 1 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2020 9:12PM
A wonderful view of this volcano, Superb..

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cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
3 Jun 2020 10:32PM
When we were in Ecuador one of the volcanoes was erupting and threatening to ground all flights. We were lucky to experience this wonderful country 😁
3 Jun 2020 11:49PM

Quote:When we were in Ecuador one of the volcanoes was erupting and threatening to ground all flights. We were lucky to experience this wonderful country 😁

Yes this is quite common in this country. There is always at least one volcano erupting somewhere Wink
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2149 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2020 6:41PM
A dramatic and atmospheric action shot of the erupting volcano.
5 Jun 2020 5:25AM
That is one massive volcano ....stellar shot ,
Cheers Walt

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