Nevado del Ruiz

Nevado del Ruiz

In 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano in Colombia, which was covered in glaciers erupted, instantly melting its glaciers. Two hours later, a 100 feet high wave of rock and water traveling 39 feet per second leveled an entire nearby village, killing 20,000 out of its 29,000 residents.

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