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From: Newspaper reporting of the April 2007 eruption of Piton de la Fournaise part 1: useful information or tabloid sensationalism?

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Google Earth image of the 2007 flow field with all locations referred to in the text. Image is from 31/12/2008 (Image: NASA) and includes locations of the four controlled viewing points opened up on 4 April 2007, as announced in JIR on 5 (p. 9) and 6 April (P. 7). Inset is a Piton de la Fournaise location map on a Google Earth (© 2015 Google) image (Image © 2015 Digital Globe); data: SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GEBCO. Labelling of ‘L’Enclos’ is based on the geographical location terms used by the newspapers and locals and refers to the entire caldera. It thus includes L’Enclos Fouqué (upper part of the caldera), Les Grandes Pentes (middle part) and Le Grand Brûlé (coastal part)

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