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NASA's new satellite movie of 1 week's ash activity from Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano

Over the course of a week, the light brown cloud of ash and smoke can be seen streaming from Popocateptl, and then the white, puffy cumulus clouds develop in the afternoon and sometimes bring rain. Popocatepetl is located about 34 miles (55 kilometers east of Mexico City. More than 30 million people live within sight of the volcano. "Popocatepetl" is the Aztec word for "smoking mountain," and is North America's second-highest volcano.
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Academics / General Science : Science Codex (5 hours ago)

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Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (4 years ago)

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Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

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