Dunes of Volcanic Ash Form on La Palma

Tons of ash have fallen on the island of La Palma, Spain, since the Cumbre Vieja volcano began its eruption on September 19, according to the Spanish National Research Council’s Institute of Natural Products and Agrobiology (IPNA-CSIC).

This video shows a wide area of volcanic ash from the current eruption covering up “historical flows” left by a previous eruption in 1949, IPNA-CSIC said. Credit: Manuel Nogales/IPNA-CSIC via Storyful

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