An excerpt from the 7 Natural Wonders of the Earth.

PARICUTINQUOTEAPR 27.jpg“As we fly over this mountain, a huge deep hole on the top, with billowing smoke, at any moment it could pop. Let’s fly around and land a good distance away, a destination so beautiful but can erupt at any time of day. The thick red glowing magma sits waiting its turn, to shoot out of the top and anything in its path burn.”

“The Paricutin Volcano is a cinder cone volcano that grew quickly in a cornfield. Its lava can rise to about fifty feet below the crater’s edge. The Paricutin volcano now stands at exactly one thousand three hundred and fifty-three feet, which is taller than the Empire State Building in New York City. The type of eruption that happens is called a Strombolian eruption, and hot lava explodes from a single open hole at the top of a volcano. Paricutin is about two hundred miles west of Mexico City, in the state of Michoacán, Mexico. Paricutin is part of the Volcanic Axis “The Transversal”, meaning that it is part of a line of many volcanoes. Paricutin was named after a small Tarascan Indian village.”

AVAILABLE AT AMAZON

BARNES & NOBLE

BOOKS-A-MILLION

NATURAL

Advertisements

About karenwritesmurder

I am a writer, blogger and radio host. I love to read and my love of books has lead me down this path. People tell me I write like Janet Evanovich. I take that as a compliment as I love her Plum books. I feel like Stephanie and Laura could be best friends.
This entry was posted in ANNA OTHITIS, OWL BRANCH AUTHORS. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s