The latest augmented reality feature from The New York Times gives readers a close-up view of the damage left behind by the eruption of Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala earlier this month.

Through the NY Times app for iOS and Android, readers can walk around a truck in the village of San Miguel Los Lotes buried up to its windows in ash. The 3D scene can be toggled between tabletop model and life-sized scale.

“My colleagues and I recognized an opportunity to convey the scale of this natural disaster in a new way, to bring our readers closer to the story by placing them at the scene and allowing… more

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