McDonald Islands volcano - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 January-2 February 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)
Scientists and crew aboard CSIRO's (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator observed a plume rising from McDonald Island (the largest island) during the last week of January. Visual observations of the McDonald Islands are very rare due to its remote location.
mer., 27 janv. 2016, 06:0006:00 AM | AUTEUR : VN
Source: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2016. Report on McDonald Islands. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 27 January-2 February 2016. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
dim., 14 août 2005, 16:11
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. ... Read all
mer., 10 août 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