Geology Picture of the Day – ParÃcutin
ParÃcutin is famous for its unexpected and sudden birth in a cornfield on February 20, 1943. It began as a large fissure that opened in Dionisio Pulido’s field and quickly grew to a height of 336 meters within one year, burying nearby villages under cinder blocks and lava flows.
ParÃcutin last erupted in 1952.
Image Credit: desizuto on flickr.
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