Cumbre Vieja: an erupting volcano in 4K

CUMBRE VIEJA - THE BIRTH OF A VOLCANO (4K)

The Cumbre Vieja is a volcanic ridge on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain. More specifically, it’s an active volcanic ridge and the video above shows it erupting in 4K quality. Bruno Gonçalves filmed the experience last year.

A situation of great contrast, between the beautiful and impressive images that the volcano can provide, and the destruction caused by that same volcano, with a very big impact on the lives of many people.

It was the first volcanic eruption on the island since the 1971 and the longest known eruption, lasting 85 days. It was bad enough that lockdown was lifted due to poor air quality.

More on the eruption: La erupción del volcán en La Palma obliga a una evacuación masiva (in Spanish), Canary Islands lava peninsula in the Atlantic doubles in size, and the moment it stopped.

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