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Explosive Eruption at Paluweh Volcano
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Paluweh Volcano, (also known as Rokatenda) one of Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands, emitted a plume of gas and ash on March 26, 2013. This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on Earth Observing-1 (EO-1).
NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team. Caption by Robert Simmon.
Ash from Paluweh Volcano drifts over the Flores Sea.