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Eruption at Nabro Volcano

Ash and Lava Flows at Nabro Volcano
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Ash and Lava Flows at Nabro Volcano

Satellite imagery suggests that the eruption of Nabro Volcano continues in Eritrea.

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Lava Flows at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea
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Lava Flows at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea

This detailed image from June 29, 2011, provides a nearly unimpeded view of lava flows at the erupting Nabro volcano in Eritrea.

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Detailed Views of Erupting Nabro Volcano
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Detailed Views of Erupting Nabro Volcano

Satellite images reveal details of a lava flow and ash plume emitted by Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano.

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano
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Eruption at Nabro Volcano

A lava flow emerged from the caldera of Nabro Volcano as its eruption evolved from explosive to effusive.

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano
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Eruption at Nabro Volcano

Nabro Volcano emitted water vapor, volcanic ash, and copious quantities of sulfur dioxide on the morning of June 22, 2011.

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano
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Eruption at Nabro Volcano

Acquired June 19, 2011, this natural-color image shows an ash plume from Nabro Volcano extending more than 60 kilometers into Ethiopia.

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Nabro Volcano Before Eruption
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Nabro Volcano Before Eruption

Astronauts on the International Space Station snapped this photograph of Eritrea’s Nabro volcano in January 2011, just months before it erupted for the first time in recorded history.

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano
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Eruption at Nabro Volcano

Nabro Volcano emits a dense volcanic plume, rich in water vapor and sulfur dioxide, in this high-resolution satellite image.

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano
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Eruption at Nabro Volcano

Remote Nabro Volcano, along the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia, emitted a thick plume of volcanic gases on June 15, 2011.

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea
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Eruption at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea

Nabro, a stratovolcano in northeast Africa, rumbled to life on June 12, the volcano's first known eruption in recorded human history.

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