Volcano Project

Parícutin

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. Parícutin is part of the Michoacán–Guanajuato volcanic field, which covers much of west central Mexico.

The Ring of Fire

The location of this volcano is in the "Ring of Fire"

Dioniso Pulido

The man responsible for finding the volcano is Dionsio Pulido.

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