Nevada del ruz
Terms in this set (23)
What country is NEVADA DEL RUZ in?
Andes Mountain Range
Nevada del Ruz is in the Andes Mountain Range
What is the capital of Columbia
Nevados National wildlife park
Nevada del Ruz is part of the Nevados National wildlife park
Easy for construction
Why were towns and cities built in valleys?
2 million years
How long has nevada del ruz been active for?
When was the last eruption?
5400m (30m ice cap top)
How tall is the volcano?
It is on the intersection of four faults
It is on the what volcanic belt?
Ash and lava
Is is made of many layer of...
Melting snow and ice caused
What plate boundary type is it on?
Nazca (oceanic) South American (continental)
What plate boundary is it on?
What percentage of the people killed were killed by lahars?
How thick were the lahars?
How fast did the lahars travel?
How many people were killed?
November 13th 1985
What date did the eruption happen?
The Columbian Government did not act quickly enough
roads and communication
All roads and communication were destroyed
Survivors scattered over a wide area
What was the main source of rescue?
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