Parícutin (or Volcán de Parícutin, also accented Paricutín) is a dormant scoria- cone volcano located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, near the city of Uruapan ...
A violent eruption started in June 1959 from a new fissure and lasted until 1774,
building the 350 m
Feb 1, 2014
On February 20, 1943, out of a cornfield owned by a Tarascan farmer named Dionisio Pulido, a great volcano began to emerge. For weeks the inhabitants of this ...
Feb 20, 2013
Dec 31, 2012
On February 20, 1943, Dionisio Pulido was working in his cornfield just outside
the Tarascan Indian village of
The eruption of the
Rarely do volcanologists get to watch the birth, growth, and death of a volcano.