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No thermal signals from Heard volcano during the past 7 days (image: MODIS / Univ. Hawaii)
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
The recent activity (unknown in its exact nature) seems to have either ended or significantly decreased. The thermal signal which had been strong in July and suggested the presence of active lava gradually decreased during August and Sep (s. image). ... [more]
Heat radiation from Heard Island during the past months (image: Mirova)
Sunday, Aug 19, 2018
It seems very likely that a new eruption has been taking place at the remote volcano: since mid June, and in particular during the second half of July, a moderate to strong thermal anomaly has been present at the volcano's summit. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Southern Indian Ocean (11 volcanoes)

Amsterdam Island | Boomerang Seamount | Heard | Ile aux Cochons | Ile de l' Est | Ile de la Possession | Kerguelen Islands | Marion Island | McDonald Islands | Prince Edward Island | St. Paul
Amsterdam Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Boomerang Seamount
(Submarine volcano)
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Heard
(Stratovolcano)
NASA Earth Observatory image of Hear Island taken on 13 Oct 2012 by Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team and USGS Global Visualization Viewer (NASA earth observatory http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=79484)Heard Island is the top of an active stratovolcano on the Kerguelen Plateau in the southern Indian Ocean, about 4000 km southwest of Western Australia. Part of Australian territory, along with McDonald Island to the west, Heard is one of Australia's two currently active volcanoes... [more]

Ile aux Cochons
(Stratovolcano)
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Ile de l' Est
(Stratovolcano)
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Ile de la Possession
(Stratovolcano)
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Kerguelen Islands
(Stratovolcanoes)
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Marion Island
(Shield volcanoes)
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McDonald Islands
(Complex volcano)
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Prince Edward Island
(Shield volcano)
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St. Paul
(Stratovolcano)
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