Nevado del Ruiz

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Ne•va•do del Ruiz

(nɛˈvɑ ðɔ ðɛl ˈrwis)
a volcano in W central Colombia, in the Andes. 17,720 ft. (5401 m).
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1 Sir Clive Sinclair launched the C5 2 Britain and Singapore withdrew from UNESCO 3 In Ireland, shop sales of contraceptives were legalised 4 In Columbia, the Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupted, killing over 20,000 people wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
Guzy was hired by the Miami Herald, and won her first Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for her coverage of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruption in Colombia.
Colombia evacuated people from communities close to the Nevado del Ruiz volcano after an eruption on Saturday that spewed smoke and ash from its crater.
In November 1995, on the tenth anniversary of the Armero tragedy caused by the eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano, there was a memorial commemoration in the Plaza de Bolivar.
For Mazzanti, the alternating strips evolved out of his unrealized proposals for the Spanish Cultural Centre in Bogota and the Nevado del Ruiz refuge.
ABOUT 23,000 people were killed when the Nevado del Ruiz volcano - known as the Sleeping Lion - erupted in northern Colombia in 1985.
1985: Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz volcano and mudslides kill at least 25,000
In 1970 a sturzstrom killed 25,000 in Huascaran, Peru, and one in 1985 in Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia, killed 23,000 (pictured).
In 1985, Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz erupted, melting snow and ice on its summit and triggering a mud slide that killed 23,000 people.
Documenting the events surrounding the 1985 eruption of Nevado del Ruiz and the 1993 eruption of Galeras, both volcanoes in Colombia, Bruce reveals continuing controversy.