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The corny volcano

Your Mom

on 22 October 2012

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Transcript of Paricutin

By Hector Acevedo and George de Marigny Paricutin Interested? Paricutin was "born" in 1943 200 miles west of Mexico City, in Michoacán, Mexico Birth Eruption took place between 1943 and 1952, which means it is still active because eruption was recent.
It grew out of a cornfield.
Worst volcanic activity took place in 1943.
Now stands 1,345 feet above ground. Facts Interested? Paricutin is one of the 7 natural wonders of the world because of its speedy growth; it grew about 1,100 feet in 1 year! Paricutin is a part of the Volcanic Axis, or "The Transversal", a 700 mile line of volcanoes that travels through southern Mexico in an east-west direction. Paricutin growing out of the fields Paricutin in sunlight Facts Now stands 9,210 feet above sea-level.
Named after small Tarascan Indian village.
1000 people died following one of the major eruptions of 1949. Paricutin... being Paricutin HIT THE DECKS! ERUPTION! Ariel view of Paricutin Interested? Ashes fell as far as Mexico City in 1943; 200 miles away! The End Brought to you by Volcanoes They're everywhere I mean it DUN DUN DUUUUN BWOOAAGH (Text-ception) You can never be too careful.
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