Guagua Pichincha

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On the morning of 7 October 1999, the Guagua Pichincha Volcano erupted three times sending ash and boiling water skyward. A spectacular mushroom shaped cloud rose ~12 km (~7.5 miles) above the volcano

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  1. 94 months ago | reply


    I pick this photograph to be on the cover of National Geographic
    National Geographic: Are You Good Enough?

  2. Cedric Favero 94 months ago | reply

    Whaooo... I'm impressed !

    Thanks for all awards given to this photo (even if the resolution is very low :-( )

  3. bangkok_diary 94 months ago | reply

    Active volcano ! RUN RUN

  4. Mayri07 88 months ago | reply

    Wow...I still remember this day. I was little when it happen but the ashes came down to my house even though the volvano was pretty far from home

  5. Cedric Favero 88 months ago | reply

    It was my first and only visit in Ecuador. No need to say that I remember it quite well.

  6. José X 88 months ago | reply

    una foto espectacular, fue un dia muy especial !!

  7. sebastian crespo 76 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Ecuador, country of the sun, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  8. 75 months ago | reply

    Jo... I remember that day... it was really shocking... very nice picture you got. I like it very much, and I think it deserves to have a place in the group + Outdoor Photography +. You are invited! It will be a pleasure to have your contribution to the group. We all will enjoy it.

  9. Cedric Favero 75 months ago | reply

    Gustavo, thanks for the invitation.
    I remember that day quite well too. It was my second day in Ecuador and I spent most of the following one at the airport waiting for the runway to re-open.

  10. RemoB522 is gone [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

    WOW, that's an amazing shot !!

  11. MEEDDM - DGPR 62 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Risques majeurs - Risk disasters, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  12. mcc1129 59 months ago | reply

    great capture!

  13. rubinphoto [deleted] 50 months ago | reply

    Superb capture, amazing you could witness this event.

  14. Cedric Favero 50 months ago | reply

    no need to say that it was not planned ;-)

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