This volcano is a cinder volcano, that is located in the Mexican state of Michoacán. It is also located close to a lava-covered village of the same name. The volcano is unique in the fact that its evolution from creation to extinction was witnessed, observed and studied. It appears on many versions of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

The man responsible for discovering this volcano is Dionisio Pulido. He discovered the volcano is a field in Mexico.

7 Interesting Facts:

Height: 1,353 foot (424m) above the valley. 9,186 feet ( 2,800m) above sea level.
Area: Lava field covers 10 square miles (25 square km).
Eruption: 1943 to 1952.
Type of Volcano: A scoria (or cinder) cone.
Discovered: Farmer Dionisio Pulido saw emerge out of his cornfield on February 20th , 1943, at around 4 PM.
Location: Near the destroyed town of Paricutin in the state of Michoacán, Mexico.
Other: The youngest volcano in the Western Hemisphere.

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