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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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2019, 2018 (?), 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
Heard volcano (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean) activity update
Sunday Dec 30, 2012 10:28 AM | BY: T
MODIS hot spots on Heard volcano during the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
A thermal hot spot remains visible at the volcano.
Friday, Dec 21, 2012
Activity probably continues at the summit of the island (Mawson Peak). MODVOLC found a new hot spot yesterday on satellite data. Unfortunately, the weather in the area is usually bad and dense cloud cover prevents to see the island from space.
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012
A new thermal anomaly localized at Mawson Peak, the volcano's main summit dome, was detected yesterday by MODVOLC. Thermal anomalies have been occasionally been detectable since September when the often dense cloud cover did not prevent it. It is likely that some minor eruptive activity is going on at the volcano.
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
A hot spot remains visible on MODIS satellite data for 3-10 Nov 2012.
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
A NASA satellite image of Heard Island on October 13th shows Heard covered in a white ice sheet. The summit crater was unusually dark, with a possible lava flow in its crater. Strong heat signatures were detected in its crater. ...
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
A hot spot continues to be visible at the summit crater of Heard volcano.
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