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Volcanoes

Ash Over the Gulf of Alaska
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Ash Over the Gulf of Alaska

During a recent bout of activity, Veniaminof volcano rumbled and spit out ash, lava, and volcanic gases.

Published Nov 28, 2018

Atmosphere Volcanoes

Activity at Krakatau
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Activity at Krakatau

Ash from the Indonesian volcano streamed over the Sunda Strait.

Published Sep 25, 2018

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Heat Lingers from Fuego’s Deadly Pyroclastic Debris Flows
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Heat Lingers from Fuego’s Deadly Pyroclastic Debris Flows

A jumble of hot ash, rock, and soil poured down the slopes of the Guatemalan volcano in early June. Weeks later, satellites continued to detect elevated temperatures in the thick deposits.

Published Jun 27, 2018

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Lava Consumes Vacationland and Kapoho Bay
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Lava Consumes Vacationland and Kapoho Bay

Since May 3, Kilauea has erupted enough lava to fill 45,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

Published Jun 12, 2018

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A Deadly Eruption Rocks Guatemala
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A Deadly Eruption Rocks Guatemala

A dangerous mixture of ash, rock, and hot gas rushed down the slopes of Fuego during a strong eruption from this persistently active volcano.

Published Jun 5, 2018

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