Mud volcano erupts in Central Trinidad

 

A volcano dormant for almost 60 years has sprung to life in a Forrest near Brickfield village in central Trinidad this past July, spewing mud, limestone and sandstones . According to experts the volcanos eruptions of material can be up to a quarter million  or more . Experts estimated 1,740 cubic metres or approximately 11,000 barrels of mud were ejected.

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The reasons for the eruption was not clear but experts from the geological society suggested that the July eruption was the first large scale one since at least 1940, and may or may not be related to eruptions at Piparo since they both occur on different geological fault lines.

 

 

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