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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017
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]
Hot spots on Heard Island summarized over the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
Thursday, Feb 09, 2017
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]
 

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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