Great Sitkin volcano (Aleutian Islands): latest eruption formed lahar
Tue, 8 Jun 2021, 22:3722:37 PM | BY: MARTIN
Great Sitkin volcano with the lahar traveled from the summit crater (image: Steve Rhodes AVO)
Great Sitkin volcano with the lahar traveled from the summit crater (image: AVO)
An aerial imagery of the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) from 30 May confirmed a lahar (mud flow) which traveled from the summit crater. The lahar likely formed as a lava flow melted snow and caused this volcanic mud flow.
Satellite image of ash traces and lahar at the volcano (image: AVO)
Fresh ash deposits on the right snow covered flank are visible in the attached image as pyroclastic flows were triggered by the latest explosion on 25 May.
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 8 June 2021
Thu, 27 May 2021, 10:07
After the latest explosive eruption at the volcano yesterday, a seismic activity has decreased gradually although volcanic unrest continues as reported local observatory Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO). ... Read all