La Palma Volcano Eruption Update; Acidic Danger, New Lava Flows

GeologyHub– Oct 11, 2021

The ongoing La Palma / Cumbre Vieja eruption is now in its 24th day. This is quite significant, as it is now longer in duration than the prior eruption in 1971. In the past several days, three new hazards have been created from the ongoing eruption. Additional lava flows formed to the sides of the volcano, acidic acid is being constantly emitted, and occasional volcanic lightning is occurring above the main volcanic cone. This video will discuss what is likely to happen next as this Spanish Canary Island volcano.

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