Saunders volcano (South Sandwich Islands, UK) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 July-10 July 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)
Satellite data acquired during 1 January-9 July periodically (a few times a month) showed volcanic plumes originating from Michael on Saunders Island. A thermal anomaly was last detected on 3 April 2018.
Wed, 4 Jul 2018, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Sources: René Goad, Santiago Gassó, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2018. Report on Saunders. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 4 July-10 July 2018. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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