Heard Island volcano (Australia): new activity
Tue, 27 May 2014, 15:5015:50 PM | BY: T
Some activity has probably resumed (or continued) at the remote volcano. The latest MODVOLC images show a significant hot spot at the summit crater.
MODIS hot spots at Heard Island (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
While the nature of the activity cannot be determined with certainty, the absence of ash on the snow-covered flanks of the volcano visible on satellite imagery, suggests that the activity is not or only weakly explosive and could consist in turn in the presence of a small lava lake.
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