McDonald Islands volcano - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 10 August-16 August 2005 (New Activity / Unrest)
The Darwin VAAC issued a precautionary advisory on 10 August warning pilots of the possible presence of low-level ash near McDonald Island. The advisory was based on a press release made by the Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage, the parent agent of the Australian Antarctic Division. The press release discussed a hotspot at McDonald Island that was visible on satellite imagery on 12 July.
Wed, 10 Aug 2005, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
The Darwin VAAC did not see ash in satellite imagery.
Sources: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC), Australian Antarctic Division
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2005. Report on McDonald Islands. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 10 August-16 August 2005. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.