La Palma Volcano

Emilio Morenatti, Associated Press, Spain
The volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma has officially been declared over, following three months of spewing ash and hot molten rock. After erupting on September 19, 2021, the Cumbre Vieja volcano destroyed more than 3,000 properties and hundreds of acres of farmland on the Canary Islands. More than 7,000 people were forced to leave their homes as the scorching lava closed in.

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