Eruption of Soufriere Hills, Montserrat
acquired March 24, 2003 download large image (151 KB, JPEG, 920x1200)

On March 24, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite captured this image of an ash plume coming from the Soufriere Hills Volcano on the island of Montserrat (bottom) as the satellite passed over the islands of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea.

Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS

Eruption of Soufriere Hills, Montserrat

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