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Popocatépetl

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on 23 September 2015

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Transcript of Popocatépetl

Geographic Location
Popocatepetl is located in Central Mexico near the city of Puebla.The volcano effected the Aztecs and was dormant for fifty years before "awakening" in 1994.

19.02°N / -98.62°W
Popocatépetl
Description
Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active stratovolcanoes.

It is named for an Aztec word that means "smoking mountain".
Works Cited
http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/popocatepetl.html

http://volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=341090
Impacts on Local Environment
The volcano was notorious for producing violent lahars as a result of its eruptions.

Currently, Popocatepetl erupts quite frequently and ejects a variety of projectiles.

The last time it erupted was in mid-August.
Impacts on Local Human Communities
As a result of lahars, many Aztec settlements were flooded and buried.
Today, because it erupts so frequently, locals are aware of the danger.There are even live feeds of the mountain.
Aztec mythology*
Future Impacts
Since the volcano has erupted so many times in the past, it is almost guarenteed to erupt again.
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