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Augustine volcano, Alaska: two more explosions

Friday Jan 13, 2006 23:45 PM | BY: TOM PFEIFFER

Augustine volcano emitting ash on 12 Jan. 2006, photographed from the west. (Photo: Game McGimsey/Alaska Volcano Observatory/U.S.G.S.)
Augustine volcano emitting ash on 12 Jan. 2006, photographed from the west. (Photo: Game McGimsey/Alaska Volcano Observatory/U.S.G.S.)

Two more explosions occurred from Augustine volcano on Jan. 12, 2006, producing ash plumes that rose to up to 5 miles (ca. 8 km) above sea level.

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2005 is soon over, and it's a good time to take a break and think about important things in life. The VolcanoDiscovery team wishes you a future without wars and tsunamis. Merry Christmas!

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Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005

The tours this year on Santorini are now over, too, with lots of fun and great company as well. Thanks to all participants!
Before we send out our formal newsletter, when the programs for 2006 are completed, a quick notice to announce that Tom will offer a new, 12-days tour / expedition to the Rift Valley including Lengai volcano in Feb. and summer 2006, Costa Rica in late March and (probably) July 2006. As well, Tobias (who is right now touring in the Saronic Gulf) awaits with a new, exciting program on Milos, a wonderful, volcanic island in Greece! Other new or recently developped programs include Nisyros (Greece) and the Eifel region in Germany (details will come soon).
Greetings from Athens! Tom  

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Back from a very pleasant tour in Italy, I have posted new dates for the Grand Tour of Italy's Volcanoes for 2006. Inscriptions open now!

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