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LEDC VOLCANO CASE STUDY




Nevado Del Ruiz, 1985


Background Information:
Located in Columbia, in the Andes Mountain range ­ Pacific Ring of Fire
5400m high with 30m ice cap on top
Destructive plate boundary (Nazca and South American Plates)
Stratovolcano active for 2 million years
Gives off a Plinean eruption…

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LEDC VOLCANO CASE STUDY


The International Disaster Relief Community and 30 foreign countries
provided assistance
Public education campaign on how to protect yourself from volcanic activity was introduced
in 1986
Education in schools of volcanic hazards and evacuation training
Red Cross circulated thousands of flyers to help people prepare
Hazards…

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Joe Rodwell

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EdHill1802

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edwardhill

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