Sweeping Up Ash at Quinto International Airport

Sweeping Up Ash at Quinto International Airport...

Detailed Description

Dozens of workers sweep the runway at Quito's International Airport that was covered with 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.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1003 x 752

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Ecuador's Geophysical Institute