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Bristol Island volcano
Stratovolcano 1100 m / 3,609 ft
United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is, -59.03°S / -26.58°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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2016, 1956
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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Bristol volcano (South Sandwich Islands, UK): activity continues, but at lesser intensity

Saturday Jun 18, 2016 16:12 PM | BY: T

Ash emission from Bristol volcano on 15 June (Aqua/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
Ash emission from Bristol volcano on 15 June (Aqua/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
The eruption continues, but seems to have lost energy recently: satellite images still show ash plumes drifting from the remote island, but these have been less intense during the past week.
Previous news
Ash plume from Bristol volcano on Saturday 4 June (image: NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
Monday, Jun 06, 2016
The eruption continues - Buenos Aires VAAC reports detecting ongoing ash emissions from satellite data. A moderately sized plume can be seen drifting east from the volcano. [more]
Bristol island volcano on 26 May, showing a dark spot in its NW center, possibly a new cinder cone (image: Aqua/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016
Eruptive activity continues at the remote volcano and might have become more intense recently. ... [more]
Heat signal at Bristol island viewed on 17 May (Landsat 8 image with clear-weather overlay image as background)
Monday, May 23, 2016
The latest eruption likely continues. On recent satellite images, a strong heat source caused by lava is still visible at the summit vent of the remote volcano. [more]
Gas and steam plume from Bristol volcano (Landsat 8 image, annotated by Culture Volcan)
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
A new volcanic eruption is occurring at the remote island, recent satellite imagery reveals. ... [more]

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