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Friday, February 26, 2010

Looking at the Sky on Friday

This was taken before I left the US military (Navy) base in my home country. This was the smoke coming out of Mount Pinatubo.

Volcano EruptingA warning saying, a sand storm/mud rain is coming. Just look at the trees, the sand/mud was very heavy and the trees can't take it.

Volcano Erupting2Another change of scenery from the snow storm beating the NorthEast USA. Instead of plowing snow, they plowed mud and sand.

Volcano Eruption DestructionThis one used to be the movie theater on post. The used to be very shady tree are gone. However, I know they are back by now. That was 19 years ago, wow, that was ages ago...lol.

The destrcution from volcano eruptionThis was the Navy Exchange and 7 Days Store.

Navy Exchange & 7 Days StorePlease click the images to see it better. I must warn you that this pictures are scanned from printed pictures, you may see some lints in them. Happy Friday everyone.

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10 comments:

Grandma February 26, 2010 at 11:01 AM  

Great photos. Thanks for posting them. The first of Mount Pinatubo is stunning.

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Calico Crazy February 26, 2010 at 2:50 PM  

Haunting photos, it is always amazing to me the devastation nature causes and it's ability to bounce back from that devastation. ~ Calico Contemplations

Stine in Ontario February 26, 2010 at 3:16 PM  

The smoke coming out of Mount Pinatubo is amazing! I have seen anything like it before.

Nedekcir February 26, 2010 at 4:22 PM  

@ Calico, yes I agree, as long as the weather stop misbehaving they sure come back.

@ Stine, the mountain/volcano is very high and the smoke can be seen afar.

Patti February 26, 2010 at 7:25 PM  

That is a dramatic shot of the smoke coming out of Mount Pinatubo. Nature can be violent!

Mudslides caused all that damage? Wow

Nedekcir February 26, 2010 at 9:14 PM  
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Nedekcir February 26, 2010 at 9:20 PM  

@ Patti, actually that wasn't mudslides. It was the mixture of ashes/sand and rain coming from the sky. Actually the Naval Base was only less than 30 miles from it. However, there are other mountains between the two places.

Clark Air Base was about 13 miles(also USA military base)and wasn't so lucky. The mudslides ran through them.

Dimple February 26, 2010 at 10:08 PM  

Amazing. Just amazing. I remember when Mt. Saint Helens blew its top in 1980. I wasn't close enough to be in any danger, but it did a lot of damage. Triggered many mud slides and knocked trees over for miles.

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