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Eruption at Popocatepetl
July 11, 2013 |

Popocatepetl, a volcano about 40 miles from Mexico City has been erupting ash plumes that have caused airlines to cancel flights.

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Activity at Popocatepetl Volcano
March 12, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
"Mexico’s Popocatépetl Volcano released a plume in early March 2013. On March 8, Volcano Discovery reported an ash plume reaching roughly 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) above the volcano crater, or about 7 kilometers (4 miles) above sea level." Quoted from the NASA image release.

Popocatepetl Eruption
May 26, 2013 | Discovery News
Discovery News has a gallery of photos from the Popocatepetl eruption.

Eruption at Copahue
January 8, 2013 | BBC
Copahue, a volcano on the border between Chile and Argentina began erupting Saturday. An eruption at this time last year cancelled hundreds of flights at the peak of the area's tourist season.

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