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Heard island (Kerguelen Plateau, Australia): weak thermal anomalies

Fri, 5 Dec 2014, 16:15
16:15 PM | BY: T
Thermal anomalies on the E flank were detected during 1-2 Dec on NASA satellite data (VIIRS). satellite images during 2-30 November.
MODIS detected thermal anomalies from September 2014 to 21 July 2014, and again on 16 November 2014, due to a persisting lava lake and possible lava flows. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 26 November-2 December 2014)

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 06:00

Heard volcano (Kerguelen Plateau) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 26 November-2 December 2014 (New Activity / Unrest)

According to a NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) scientist, thermal anomalies seemingly on the E flank of Heard were detected in Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) satellite images during 2-30 November. Dense cloud cover prevented views of the volcano during 1-2 December. MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) images had detected thermal anomalies from September 2014 to 21 July 2014, and again on 16 November 2014, due to a persisting lava lake and possible lava flows. ... Read all
Tue, 27 May 2014, 15:50

Heard Island volcano (Australia): new activity

MODIS hot spots at Heard Island (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
Some activity has probably resumed (or continued) at the remote volcano. The latest MODVOLC images show a significant hot spot at the summit crater. Read all
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Heard volcano
Stratovolcano 2745 m / 9,006 ft
Australia, Southern Indian Ocean, -53.11°S / 73.51°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Heard volcano eruptions:
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
unspecified
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