Damage from Nevado del Ruiz Lahar

Damage from Nevado del Ruiz Lahar

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In November 1985, a lahar (volcanic mudflow) originating from Nevado del Ruiz volcano inundated the town of Armero, destroying all infrastructure in its path and killing 23,000 people. VDAP was developed in response to this tragedy. Photograph credit: USGS/VDAP

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Image Dimensions: 2894 x 1946

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