Popocatepetl, Mexico (#3)

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Popocatepetl Volcano, Mexico. The active lava dome inside the crater exploded on April 16, 2001, hurling incandescent fragments onto the upper slopes (infrared image is second). The first image, for reference, was made on April 20, 2001.

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