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No Apparent Danger: The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevado Del Ruiz
In 1985 in Columbia, more than 23,000 people died due to the government's failure to take seriously scientists' warnings about an imminent volcanic eruption at Nevado del Ruiz. In 1993, at Volcán Gale…
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