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Cerro-Negro Volcano, Nicaragua
Cerro Negro cinder cone in Nicaragua, Central America's youngest volcano, was born in April 1850.
It has been one of Nicaragua's most active volcanoes, building up a roughly 250-m-high cinder cone surrounded by a field of fresh lava flows.
Cerro Negro is seen here in 1981 from Cerro la Mula on the north, the next in a chain of four cinder cones erupted along a N-S line.
PHOTO SOURCE: Mike Carr 1981, Rutgers University, courtesy of the Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, used with permission.
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