Photo Information

Large boulder deposited by the lahar from Casita Volcano, Nicaragua
Photograph by K.M. Scott on March 23, 1999

One of many large boulders transported from Casita Volcano by the lahar; note the pathway of lahar on the volcano. In honor of those killed by the lahar, President Clinton dedicated a plaque that was attached to the boulder during his visit to Nicargua in 1999. San Cristobal volcano on the left skyine is an active volcano.

 

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Last modification: 13 November 1999 (SRB)