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volcanic massif, 8,373 ft (2,552 m) high, S central Guatemala, 19 mi (30 km) S of Guatemala City, on the southern edge of the ancient caldera that contains Lake Amatitlán. One of the world's most active volcanoes and a popular tourist attraction, Pacaya includes several stratovolcanoes (see volcanovolcano,
vents or fissures in the earth's crust through which gases, molten rock, or lava, and solid fragments are discharged. Their study is called volcanology. The term volcano
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); the MacKenny Crater has been continually active since 1965. Eruptions in 2010 resulted in heavy ash raining down on Guatemala City and the closure of the international airport there. Another of Pacaya's craters, Cerro Chino, was active in the 19th cent.
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Aristides Vasques Vasques y Julio Irarica Pacaya, tecnicos de campo del Centro de Investigaciones Jenaro Herrera (CIJH).
The management of the protected natural areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, the Sierra del Divisor National Park and the Matss National Reserve, in the province of Requena, Loreto region, will be strengthened with the implementation of the new decentralized headquarters of the National Service of Natural Areas protected by the State (SERNANP), an agency attached to the Ministry of the Environment (MINAM).
D'autres volcans sont actifs au Guatemala, notamment le Santiaguito, dans l'ouest, et le Pacaya, a 20 kilometres au sud de la capitale.
Usos y cosmovisiones dinamicas en San Jacinto y Villa Canan, Zona de Amortiguamiento de la Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria.
Alex Pacaya maestrista en Investigacion y docena de la UNAC.
A few select friends, family and relatives helped her celebrate at the Pacaya Room of the Palma Country Club.
The most accessible volcano is Pacaya. There is a bus that will take you to the base of the volcano, so you will need to hike about 30 to 45 minutes to the summit.
Caracterizacion de la vegetacion natural de sucesion primaria en el Parque Nacional Volcan Pacaya y Laguna de Calderas.
Por ejemplo, en el caso de Shapajilla, el principal lugar de pesca es el rio; a veces van a las cochas que estan a dos horas de la comunidad, o si no, entran a la Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria con permisos de ocho dias.
Though Fuego, Pacaya and Santiaguito--Guatemala's three active volcanoes--still light up the night, the new capital has endured over the centuries, and in recent times seismic changes of a different sort are occurring.