Ash from Shinmoe-dake Volcano loops around the Japanese city of Miyazaki.
A volcanic plume rises above Japan’s Shinmoe-dake Volcano, while a lava dome grows within its summit crater.
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A dark plume of ash extends more than 500 kilometers east of Japan’s Shinmoe-dake volcano in this image from February 3, 2011.
Thick ash from Shinmoe-dake rises above the cloud-covered Kirishima volcanic field.
On the morning of January 26, 2011, Shinmoe-dake, a volcano on Japan’s Kyushu island, erupted spectacularly.