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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

A massive eruption of Montserrat’s Soufrière Hills Volcano covered large portions of the island in debris in mid-February 2010.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Continues Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Continues Activity

Ash swirled around the Caribbean volcano Soufrièr Hills in January 2010.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

This high-resolution satellite image shows the river valleys and gullies that funnel pyroclastic flows on Montserrat’s Soufrière Hills Volcano.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

A pair of images from December 28, 2009, shows ash plumes from Soufrière Hills volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat in the morning and afternoon.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

Acquired December 20, 2009, this true-color image shows a plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat blowing toward the northwest.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

Acquired December 21, 2009, this true-color image shows a thick plume blowing toward the southeast from the summit of Soufriere Hills Volcano on the island of Montserrat.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

Activity at Montserrat’s Soufriére Hills Volcano continues to ebb and flow; a new eruption of ash occurred in late November 2009.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

Soufrière Hills volcano emitted an ash and steam plume, and exhibited a summit hot spot in mid-October 2009.

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Ash and Steam Plume, Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat
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Ash and Steam Plume, Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat

An oblique photo of Montserrat Island taken by astronauts captures an eruption from the island’s Soufrière Hills Volcano on October 11, 2009.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Resumes Activity

Soufrière Hills volcano emitted thick ash plumes and exhibited a summit hot spot in mid-October, 2009.

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Soufriere Hills Volcano Continues Activity
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Soufriere Hills Volcano Continues Activity

After 10 months of relative quiet, Soufriere Hills Volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat continued activity in October 2009.

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Bursts of Ash from Soufriere Hills Volcano
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Bursts of Ash from Soufriere Hills Volcano

After 10 months of relative quiet, Soufriere Hills Volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat blasted ash 3,600 meters into the sky in early October 2009.

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