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Friday Photo (118) – 2nd March 2014 Lava Flows (Pacaya, Guatemala)

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Basaltic ‘Aa’ Lava Flows From the 2nd March 2014 Eruption of Pacaya, Guatemala

(Credit: Joel Gill, 2nd March 2014)

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Joel is the Founder/Director of Geology for Global Development (@Geo_Dev) an organisation working to support geologists to make a sustainable contribution to the fight against global poverty. He is an interdisciplinary researcher, with a PhD in geography (natural hazards), and research interests in multi-hazard frameworks, disaster risk reduction, rural water projects, and sustainable development. This work has taken him to Chile, China, Guatemala, India, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Joel is currently based at the British Geological Survey, and tweets at @JoelCGill.