Monday, January 11, 2010

Dramatic Photos of Volcanic Eruptions

This photo of the volcano Reventador erupting in Ecuador.
Reventador is located in Eastern Cordillera of the Andes in Ecuador.
This stratovolcano has erupted 24 times since 1541. The most recent eruption,
in January of 1976, produced bombs, ash, and lava. - Photo sent in by Thomas L. (

The Tungurahua volcano erupts at the Andean centre region of Ecuador, 07 February 2008. The volcano spewed ash and rocks from its crater. At least 1,500 people were evacuated but authorities had not reported victims in the region. EPA/JOSE JACOME

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Zuri said...

Ecuador is one of the most beautiful countries of South America. The weather, the colonial cities and the people are just fantastic. Nothing compares to the landscapes of the Highlands, the lush of the Amazon Rainforest, the exotic Beaches of the Coast and the mystery of the Galapagos Islands.

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