Photo Information

Camp for people displaced by lahar and Hurricane Mitch, Nicaragua
Photograph by K.M. Scott on January 24, 1999

Camp for survivors of Hurricane Mitch and lahar from Casita Volcano. In the background, Casita Volcano is on the right; San Cristobal Volcano, the highest volcano in Nicaragua (1,745 m) and source of a vigorous fumarolic plume during much of 1999 (not visible in this photograph, however), is in the center; El Chonco Volcano is on the left. See map.

 

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Last modification: 13 November 1999 (SRB)