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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

In early 2009, ash and steam from the Soufriere Hills Volcano on the island of Montserrat stretched hundreds of kilometers across the Caribbean Sea.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

The Soufriere Hills Volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat began 2009 with continuing plumes of ash and steam.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

Activity continued on the Soufriere Hills Volcano through the end of 2008, including pyroclastic flows and ash plumes.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

The Soufriere Hills Volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat remained active in late December 2008, steadily releasing plumes of ash and/or steam.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

The Soufriere Hills volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat continued releasing ash and steam in mid-December 2008.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Eruption on Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Eruption on Soufriere Hills Volcano

On December 2, 2008, an explosion occurred on the west side of the Soufriere Hills lava dome. Volcanic material flowed through the city of Plymouth, setting some buildings on fire.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano

The Soufriere Hills volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat released a plume of ash and/or steam in late November 2008.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes