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Pago volcano (New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea) activity update: strong ash eruptions, plumes up 13.7 km (40,000 ft)

Tuesday May 08, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Darwin VAAC reported that ash-and-steam plumes from Pago rose to an altitude of 13.7 km (45,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 75 km NE.
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