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Parícutin: The Volcano Born in a Mexican Cornfield

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Edited By: JF Luhr and T Simkin

456 pages, 8 pp col plates, b/w photos, maps, figs

Geoscience Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #38194 | ISBN: 0945005113
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About this book

In February 1943 a new volcano was born in the presence of several Tarascan Indians. New volcanoes are exceptionally rare in history, and Parícutin's full nine-year lifetime was unusually well documented. This book tells the story of Parícutin, including the effects it had on the environment and the local agrarian communities.

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