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www.volcanodiscovery.com/popocatepetl.html

Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes. After almost 50 years of dormancy, "Popo" came back to life in 1994 and has since then been producing powerful explosions at irregular intervals. In the past centuries befor European invasions, large eruptions produced giant mud flows that have ...

www.britannica.com/place/Popocatepetl

Popocatépetl: Popocatépetl, (Nahuatl: “Smoking Mountain”) volcano on the border of the states of México and Puebla, central Mexico. Popocatépetl lies along Mexico’s Cordillera Neo-Volcánica at the southern edge of the Mexican Plateau, 10 miles (16 km) south of its twin, Iztaccíhuatl, and 45 miles (72 km)

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Popocatépetl became the volcano Popocatépetl, raining fire on Earth in anger at the loss of his lover. Eruptions. Popocatepetl has had more than 20 big eruptions since the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. A major eruption happened in 1947. On December 21, 1994 the volcano threw out gas and ash which was carried as far as 25 km away by the wind ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl is one of the most active volcanoes in Mexico and the most famous, having had more than 15 major eruptions since the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. Timeline: Mid-to late first century: A violent VEI-6 eruption may have caused the large migrations that settled Teotihuacan, according to DNA analysis of teeth and bones.

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Popocatépetl became the volcano Popocatépetl, raining fire on Earth in anger at the loss of his lover. Eruptions. Popocatepetl has had more than 20 big eruptions since the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. A major eruption happened in 1947. On December 21, 1994 the volcano threw out gas and ash which was carried as far as 25 km away by the wind ...

www.encyclopedia.com/.../popocatepetl

Popocatépetl (pōpəkăt´əpĕtəl, pōpō´kätā´pətəl) [Aztec,=smoking mountain], volcano, 17,887 ft (5,452 m) high, in the Cordillera de Anáhuac, central Mexico, on the Puebla-Mexico state border; the second highest peak in Mexico. The perpetually snowcapped cone is symmetrical, and the large crater has practically pure sulfur deposits.

www.reference.com/science/type-volcano-popocatepetl-ee1c209e0355c562

Areas south of the volcano are covered by the debris from at least three previous volcanoes active during the Pleistocene Era. As of June 2014, Popocatepetl has erupted 15 times since the arrival of the Spaniards in 1519, making it one of the most active volcanoes in Mexico. It endangers more than 20 million people living in the surrounding area.

www.volcanodiscovery.com/popocatepetl-satImages.html

This 2003 photo from the International Space Station shows a pair of volcanoes in Mexico. As part of the “Ring of Fire” stretching around the Pacific, Mexico hosts several of the world’s most continually active volcanoes, including the massive Popocatepetl (Aztec for "smoking mountain") at left.

mountainjourney.com/interesting-facts-popocatepetl

Let’s look at some interesting facts about Popocatépetl: Popocatépetl is the 2nd highest peak in Mexico. Only Citlaltépetl (Pico de Orizaba) is higher at 18,491 feet | 5636 meters. It is the 2nd highest volcano in North America and the 5th highest peak in North America.

volcano.oregonstate.edu/popocatepetl

Popocatepetl, the second highest volcano in Mexico, is a giant stratovolcano, 70 km (~45 miles) southeast of downtown Mexico City, and 45 km (~30 miles) southwest of the city of Puebla. Popo - as many people call it rather than struggling with its full name (Popo-cat-e-petal) - became active just before Christmas after five decades of quiet.