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Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano in Kuril Islands

Since April 18, 2003, the Chikurachki Volcano in the Kuril Islands has continued to erupt, spreading plumes of ash over the Pacific Ocean. This recent image is from May 13, 2003.
Height and Motion of the Chikurachki Eruption Plume
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Height and Motion of the Chikurachki Eruption Plume

Early data from the MISR instrument helps decipher the dynamics of the gas and ash emerging from a volcano.

Published May 1, 2003

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