Tour boats crowd around Galapagos volcano

Every night, dozens of tour boats are anchoring off Fernandina Island in the Galapagos Islands to watch the eruption of the La Cumbre volcano. The lava flowing in the Pacific Ocean is providing a spectacular light show that tourists are paying top dollar to see. Ecuadorian coast guard craft are keeping tourist vessels two kilometers from the lava flow. La Cumbre erupted Saturday morning, sending lava flows down its flanks into the Pacific Ocean. The eruption was preceded by a series of earthquakes, one measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale. Officials of the Galápagos National Park are warning boaters to…

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