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Stratovolcano 2745 m / 9,006 ft
Australia, Southern Indian Ocean, -53.11°S / 73.51°ECurrent status
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Heard volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012-13, 2006-08, 2003-04, 2000-01, 1993, 1992 (May), 1992 (Jan) (?), 1985-87, 1954, 1953, 1950-52, 1910, 1881 (?)Typical eruption style:
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Heard Island volcano news & activity updates
Thu, 22 Jun 2017, 16:14
Weak effusive activity continues from the volcano and seems to have picked up during the past days. Recent satellite imagery revealed an elongated source of heat emission on the upper NW flank, which likely corresponds to a new small lava flow approx. 500 m long that occurred as result of overflow from the crater. ...more
Thu, 9 Feb 2017, 17:27
Hot spots on Heard Island summarized over the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
A new strombolian-type, explosive-effusive eruption has been detected at the summit of the remote but frequently active volcano in the southern Indian Ocean. ...more
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