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Lamington, Papua New Guinea Images
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browse graphicThis dormant stratovolcano in Papua New Guinea suddenly exploded in 1951. Nuees ardentes (glowing avalanches) shot down the mountain at 100 km per hour, devastated over 200 km2, and killed about 3,000 people. Temperatures of the cloud were so high th (...etc)

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Citation Recommendation: Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: Lamington, Papua New Guinea Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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