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Photo from La Réunion's eruption

Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 12:25
12:25 PM | BY: T
Piton de la Fournaise eruption 4 Feb 2015 (photo: Piere Choukroun)
Piton de la Fournaise eruption 4 Feb 2015 (photo: Piere Choukroun)
La Réunion-based photographer Pierre Choukroun
sent us this great photo from the first evening of the eruption, showing the typical alignment of active vents along the eruptive fissure.
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Visit Pierre's site: www.pierrechoukroun.com

Previous news

Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 10:13
View of the active lava flow at Piton de la Fournaise volcano last night
The eruption continues without major changes. The volcano observatory OVPF reports low, but stable tremor levels. Webcam imagery from last night (before clouds obscure views) show that the eruption is mainly effusive with only weak explosive activity (weak spattering) at the vents. Read all
Thu, 5 Feb 2015, 20:38
Lava flow from Piton de la Fournaise this evening
The eruption continues with active lava flow effusion from a row of 7 vents on the upper flank of the Dolomieu crater. ... Read all
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