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From: Dan Richter (1:317/3)
To: All
Date: Fri, 23.04.21 13:00
ES Picture of the Day 23 2021
EPOD - a service of USRA

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes
and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and
archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory
captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The
community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and
relevant links.

Guatemalan Volcanoes

April 23, 2021

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Cindy_Guatemala volcanoes

Photographers: David Rojas; Cindy Mariela Lorenzo
Summary Author: David Rojas

The photo at top showing a spectacular sunrise was captured from
the Acatenango volcano (foreground) in Guatemala, at an elevation
of 11,500 ft (3,505 m). It was taken on January 24, 2021. Note that the
luminous area at right center is a lava flow on the flank of the
Pacaya volcano (8,373 ft or 2,552 m). Volcanic activity in this
region has increased in the past several months. The bottom photo shows
a twilight view of a number of Guatemalan volcano summits as
observed on December 9, 2019.
* Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala Coordinates: 14.3823, -90.6015

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Opalescent Fossil Shells A Conglomeration of Witches and
Wonders Horn Park Quarry Ammonites

Geology Links

* Earthquakes
* Geologic Time
* Geomagnetism
* General Dictionary of Geology
* Mineral and Locality Database
* Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness
* This Dynamic Earth
* USGS Ask a Geologist
* USGS/NPS Geologic Glossary
* USGS Volcano Hazards Program

Earth Science Picture of the Day is a service of the Universities
Space Research Association.

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