Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update: lava flow on NW flank, growing lava dome, occasional explosions

Thu, 4 Oct 2012, 08:33
08:33 AM | BY: T
KVERT reported that during 21-28 September a viscous lava flow continued to effuse on the NW flank of Shiveluch's lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches and fumarolic activity.
Satellite imagery showed a thermal anomaly on the lava dome on 21, 23, and 27 September. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange.
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012, 10:05
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