May 2010 Pacaya, Guatemala Images

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A television reporter was killed by a shower of burning rocks when he got too close to the volcano, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) south of Guatemala City. On 29 May, a 90-m-wide lava flow that traveled SSE at an estimated rate of 100 m per hour burned three houses on the Pacaya Grande ranch.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: May 2010 Pacaya, Guatemala Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 14.381
S: 14.381
E: -90.601
W: -90.601
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: May 2010 Pacaya, Guatemala Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Volcanic Activity
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Volcanic Eruptions
Place keywords
  • Continent > North America > Central America > Guatemala
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: May 2010 Pacaya, Guatemala Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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