Meakandake volcano (Japan), eruption news: small eruption on 21 March

Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 16:29
16:29 PM | BY: TOM PFEIFFER
Smoke rising from Meakandake volcano and a mud flow travelling from the summit through a ravine. (AP Photo/Kushiro Local Metrological Observatory via Kyodo News)
Smoke rising from Meakandake volcano and a mud flow travelling from the summit through a ravine. (AP Photo/Kushiro Local Metrological Observatory via Kyodo News)

Meakandake volcano in Hokkaido, Japan, erupted shortly on Tuesday afternoon, March 21, 2006. The volcano spewed a small amount of ash and caused a short lahar travelling through a ravine on the upper slopes of the snow-capped volcano.

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