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Volcanoes

Scientists Reap Data from Rumbling Volcano

June 7, 2018

AP photographer Bullit Marquez has been chronicling in dazzling imagery the eruption of one of Asia’s most picturesque volcanoes, Mount Mayon, which has displaced more than 78,000 villagers in the northeastern Philippines. For nearly two weeks, Mayon — famous for its near-perfect cone shape — has increasingly been gushing red-hot lava fountains, belching huge columns of ash and molten rocks into the sky and plunging outlying villages and cities in darkness due to the falling ash.