Nuée ardente eruption from the foot of a dacite lava flow, Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala

@article{Rose1976NueAE,
  title={Nu{\'e}e ardente eruption from the foot of a dacite lava flow, Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala},
  author={W. Rose and T. Pearson and S. Bonis},
  journal={Bulletin Volcanologique},
  year={1976},
  volume={40},
  pages={23-38}
}
  • W. Rose, T. Pearson, S. Bonis
  • Published 1976
  • Geology
  • Bulletin Volcanologique
  • Field observations of the zone affected by a small nuée ardente which issued from Santiaguito volcanic dome on 15 September 1973, have established clearly that the eruption came from the distal end of a blocky dacite lava flow. This emphasizes that such eruptions need not be related to an underground magma storage.The Santiaguito nuée ardente, like previous similar eruptions, resulted in a small avalanche deposit, strictly confined to a river bed, and a broad « hurricane cloud » (ground surge… CONTINUE READING