National Geographic : 1944 Feb
Its Leaves Seared by Gas and Ash, This Tree Is Dead Bare limbs epitomize the desolation around Paricutin. Among the pines near by, the turpentine industry is ruined. Ash instead of pitch fills the pots. Mineral-rich lava and ash eventually will nourish new forests (page 156). Rafael Garcia from Black Star Horses Drinking at a Trough Ignore Night's Fountain ofFire Slopes of the cone, whichsmoldered byday, now gleam incandescently. Day's pillar of dust is lost in the blackness. Initsplace isafiery stream some 1,500 feet high. Another 1,500 feet ofglow isinvisible tothe camera.