Mexico's Popocatepetl: To flee or not to flee

National Geographic News Desk

This National Geographic news article from December 2001 outlines the eruptive progress of Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico. The article discusses the difficulties of evacuating locals during volcanic disasters because of their overall beliefs that the volcano is their "friend." Users can also link to other National Geographic news stories, special news series and the main National Geographic site.

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Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public
Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Volcanoes
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro GeoscienceKeywords: Cascade Range Volcanoes, Mexico City