Most of the time, if you want to spot one of the natural wonders of the world, you're going to have to leave your house. Mt. Everest? Niagara Falls? Uluru? Unless you're sitting on some prime real estate, they're all going to require a taking a trip. But in 1943, a Mexican farmer named Dionisio Pulido got it the other way around, when a brand-new natural wonder decided to spring up in his backyard. Welcome to the volcano Parícutin.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas May 1, 2018
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