Image of the Day: Awesome Beauty of Earth’s Volcanic Violence


Volcano Tungurahua. located in Ecuador. has become active roughly every 90 years for the last 1,300 years. Erupting spectacularly last year, molten rock so hot it glows visibly pours down the sides of the 5,000-meter high Tungurahua, while a cloud of dark ash is seen being ejected toward the left. Wispy white clouds flow around the lava-lit peak, while a star-lit sky shines in the distance. Tungurahua has started erupting again this year.


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