Izalco


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Izalco

(ēsäl`kō), volcano, 7,828 ft (2,386 m) high, W El Salvador. It was sometimes called the Lighthouse of the Pacific because it was visible to 19th-century navigators off the coast. Although it has not erupted since 1966, Izalco the volcano is still considered active. The crater was first studied in 1956 by a French expedition.

Izalco

 

an active volcano in Central America, in western El Salvador. Izalco has a pointed cone (elevation, 1,885 m), above which a large explosive cloud appears at short intervals (for this reason it is called Lighthouse of the Pacific).

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When the three NMCD officials visited Izalco, El Salvador, in 2008, seeing the poorly developed prison system first-hand proved to be a shocking, eye-opening experience for each of them.
In El Salvador, the Mayan and Pipil indigenous groups of Izalco shared their ancestral blessings, dances and prayers, and the program provided a learning experience for 30 dance students of the National Dance School.
Fowler considers that cacao production in the Izalco region of colonial El Salvador.
Earlier this month Colindres celebrated mass for some 1,400 MS-18 members being held at the Izalco prison in Sonsonate, about 70 km west of San Salvador.
She also co-wrote the novel Cenizas de Izalco (1966; Eng.
What was I doing far from Izalco far from my homeland?
Kane's team, known as Izalco, had planned to send Kane ahead to begin in the next part of the competition, but the rules required each team to stay and participate together.
1966: Claribel and Darwin publish Cenizas de Izalco (Ashes of Izalco), their first novel written together.
One of the companies Bochenek had in mind was Coca-Cola, a major buyer from the country's largest sugar mill, Central Izalco.
It was called Cernizas de Izalco [Ashes of Izalco] and re-created the massacre at Izalco.
Instead of ashes and flame, Arabic calligraphy rises from the cone of El Salvador's Izalco volcano, the famed lighthouse of the Pacific.
A SINGULAR WOMAN, Claribel Alegria was born for literature and has made literature a vital part of her life, from that day in high school in Santa Ana, El Salvador, when she chose, in a classroom assignment on the Izalco volcano, to write about its mysteries and not about its height in meters, the volcano to which she would always return to read of the terrible burning landscape of El Salvador.