McDonald Island eruption (Antartic Sea)
The tiny uninhabited volcanic sub-antartic McDonald Island in the S Pacific (Australia) is erupting for the first time since 2001, when lava flows doubled its size from about 1.1 to 2.5 square kilometers. McDonald's first known historic eruption occurred in 1992.
So, 14. Aug 2005, 16:1116:11 PM | VON: TOM PFEIFFER
Mi, 10. Aug 2005, 06:00
McDonald Islands volcano - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 10 August-16 August 2005 (New Activity / Unrest)
The Darwin VAAC issued a precautionary advisory on 10 August warning pilots of the possible presence of low-level ash near McDonald Island. The advisory was based on a press release made by the Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage, the parent agent of the Australian Antarctic Division. The press release discussed a hotspot at McDonald Island that was visible on satellite imagery on 12 July. ... Read all