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Volcano's ashes aftermath
DESCRIPTIONA chimney of a completely buried house, stick out over the Cumbre Vieja volcano ashes at Las Manchas.
The last event marks the first time this volcano has erupted since 1971.The island of La Palma is part of the Spanish Canary Islands and is one of the most volcanically active zones in the archipelago with a population of about 85,000 people. The latest eruption was preceded by several earthquake swarms. More than 7000 villagers have been evacuated and more than thousand homes have been destroyed.
AUTHORCanary Islands, 1977. I began stringing with EFE, Spain's national news agency. After that I began to work with several newspapers, Reuters and The Associated Press where I was their official Canary Islands photographer during 3 years and then I move to Madrid where I spent 3 years more working for AP and then I decide move to Southeast Asia where I spent almost 5 years working as a freelance.