TITLE

Ecuador Volcano Set to Blow

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;11/15/99, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Forecasts the possible eruption of the Tungurahua volcano in Banos, Ecuador, which has been showing signs of activity since October 1999.
ACCESSION #
2486428

 

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