Soufrière Hills volcano (Montserrat), activity update: continuing lava dome growth

Sat, 11 Nov 2006, 08:27
08:27 AM | BY: TOM PFEIFFER

During 27 October-3 November, lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills continued and was concentrated on the E and NE part of the edifice. Rockfalls and small pyroclastic flows originating from the active lobe traveled down the NE flank. Aerial observation confirmed the existence of a large, shear, E-facing lobe on the NE side of the dome. Ash-and-steam venting continued.


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Source: GVP/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report, 1-7 November 2006

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