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A steaming lava flow issuing from a fissure on the SE flank of Barcena volcano, in the Revillagigedo Islands west of Mexico, forms a peninsula about 300 m wide that extends about 230 m out to sea. This photo from the SE on December 11, 1952 was taken only 3 days after the beginning of lava effusion. By the time the eruption ended in February 1953 the lava delta had extended the shoreline by 700 m.


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