Quito Intl. Airport During an Eruption of Reventador

Aerial View of the Quito International Airport During an Eruption o...

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Quito's international airport was covered with 3-5 mm of ash from the 3 November 2002 eruption of Reventador Volcano, located ~60 miles to the east of the Ecuadorean capital. The airport was closed for 8 days while clean up took place.

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Image Dimensions: 1068 x 802

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Ecuador's Geophysical Institute