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Parícutin

Parícutin
Parícutin. / A C, Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Newly born volcano which appeared in cornfield in 1943 and grew 336 m tall over one year, finally achieving height of 424 m in 1952.

5 out of 10 stars 50.4%

GPS coordinates
19.493 N 102.2513 W
Location, address
North America, Mexico, Michoacán, Nuevo Parangaricutiro municipality, 29 km north-west from Uruapan

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