Great Sitkin volcano news & activity updates:

Great Sitkin volcano (Aleutian Islands): latest eruption formed lahar

Tue, 8 Jun 2021, 22:37
22:37 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: Steve Rhodes AVO)
Great Sitkin volcano with the lahar traveled from the summit crater (image: AVO)
Great Sitkin volcano with the lahar traveled from the summit crater (image: AVO)
Satellite image of ash traces and lahar at the volcano (image: AVO)
Satellite image of ash traces and lahar at the volcano (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.
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

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Thu, 27 May 2021, 10:07
Explosive eruption from Great Sitkin volcano yesterday (image: AVO)
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
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