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Indonesia’s Ruang Volcano Erupts

Indonesia’s Ruang Volcano Erupts

Mount Ruang, a stratovolcano in the Indonesian Sulawesi Islands, erupted on September 25, 2002, sending a large plume of ash (gray pixels) streaming westward toward Borneo and Sumatra. The volcano was still venting smoke on Sept. 26, when this image was acquired.Image by Jesse Allen, based on data from the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC