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Popo: inside crater

 
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Popo: inside crater
Looking down from the perimeter of Popocateptl into the crater. Piles of yellow sulphur & steaming fumeroles evident. Historical note: circa 1520, Cortez sent his men down into the crater to mine the sulphur for gunpowder.

8 February 1990.

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SharonSubmitted by Sharon
on Sep 30, 2007 9:17 pm

Image ID: 342561
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Lat/Lon: 19.03330°N / 98.6333°W
Object Title: Popo: inside crater

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing