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Baños | Lahar flow and landslide
WI_ec271.jpg Quito  |  River undercutting Thumbnails Balason Valley  |  Landslide

The slopes of the active Volcán Tungurahua (5016 m) are highly susceptible to lahar flows, threatening the populated areas nearby. Eroded lahar deposits are seen in the front, the landslide in the background was possibly induced by undercutting of the river bank. Location: near Highway 30.

Sunday 15 July 2007 by Martin Mergili (1486 visits)