Zavodovski island (South Sandwich islands): ongoing activity
ven., 9 mai 2014, 08:30 08:30 AM | AUTEUR : T
A NASA satellite image from 19 April shows that some activity (strombolian explosions, small lava lake?) was present on the remote volcano in the South Sandwich islands.
Steam / ash plume from Zavodovski island on 19 April 2014 (NASA)
On the picture, a thin plume of white rises from the volcano on Zavodovski island, the northernmost of the South Sandwich Islands and streams to the northeast.
Further south, a wider white plume can be seen blowing across the Atlantic Ocean. This plume rises from the Mount Michael volcano, which is a young and frequently active strato-volcano located on Saunders Island, near the center of the South Sandwich Island chain.
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sam., 7 juil. 2012, 10:05
Zavodovski volcano (South Sandwich Islands (UK)) activity update: no activity detected in recent weeks
No more reports about activity from the remote Zavodovski volcano have become available recently, and there is no thermal hot spot visible at the volcano. Therefore, its status has been placed back to "green". ... Read all
jeu., 3 mai 2012, 11:01
New volcano eruption in the South Sandwich Islands at Mt Curry, Zavodovski Island
A new eruption on the remote Zavodovski Island in the South Sandwich island chain was detected by NASA's Aqua satellite on 27 April 2012. ... Read all