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Active Volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná by Teresa Scolamacchia,José Luis Macías

By Teresa Scolamacchia,José Luis Macías

This e-book summarizes the reviews conducted at of the main energetic volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced light phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. basically after those explosions a surge of recent experiences started to unreveal their volcanic heritage and influence.
This booklet provides the state-of-the-art advances in issues on the topic of the geologic surroundings of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive historical past and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal structures and their manifestations. Volcanic dangers and dangers and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in keeping with the adventure of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The ebook also will comprise formerly unpublished fabric at the flowers and the fauna of the quarter and archaeological and social points of the realm that's inhabited by means of indigenous people.

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