The crater of the Masaya volcano
Argentine scientist volcanologist Rodolfo Alvarez (Rodolfo Alvarez) and his guide survived after falling into the crater of an active volcano Masaya in Nicaragua. About it reports The Independent.
Elderly researcher and 25-year-old conductor fell into the crater 635-metre volcano due to a broken rope. There they found fire. Men suffered from dehydration, but now they feel good.
The Masaya volcano is located 20 kilometers from the capital of Nicaragua. It was formed about two and a half thousand years ago. The last eruption, as open data, was recorded in 2008. In 2001 in the crater Maasai, a powerful explosion occurred, which for a distance of 500 meters was thrown out the debris. Then one person was injured.
In September 2014, canadian broadcaster George Kourounis took a selfie while in the crater of an active volcano Marum on the island of Ambrym (Vanuatu) in the Pacific ocean. The journalist went down there in a fireproof suit.