The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
Strong ash emissions from the volcano were reported by a pilot shortly after midnight (UTC). The reported height of the plume was to up to 70,000 ft (21 km) altitude, which would indicate an unexpected, and sudden major explosion took place (if the observed plume was volcanic ash and not something else). Anchorage VAAC raised the Aviation Color Code to RED. ...
AVO increased the Volcanic Alert Level to Advisory and the Aviation Color Code to Yellow for Augustine on 22 September due to an increase in seismic activity below the summit over the previous week. ...
Map of Augustine volcano, surrounding volcanoes, and surrounding communities. (Image courtesy Schaefer, Janet, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys.)
Photograph of Augustine's summit and the steaming lava dome, taken on 4 January, 2006 (Photo: USGS)
Ambrym+Yasur volcanoes in Vanuatu: An adventurous expedition to some of the most spectacular and active volcanoes in the world! Our volcano expedition to Vanuatu lets you spend 1 week on Ambrym with its multiple active lava lakes and 4 days on Yasur, famous for its spectacular fireworks. Guided by professional volcanologist, small groups (May-Sep).
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