Orbital View: A Volcanic Eruption in Central America

By Armin Rosen
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NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of an ash plume over Guatemala's Volcan de Feugo, as it was in the process of erupting on September 13th. The eruption, which was the volcano's strongest in decades, led to the evacuation of around 6,500 people living in surrounding areas.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/10/orbital-view-a-volcanic-eruption-in-central-america/263078/