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Comparison google earth image and Landsat satellite image from 24 Nov, where the new island can be seen (Blog Culture Volcan)
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Satellite images show signs of ongoing activity (steam plume, discolored water) at the new island at least until 20 November. A satellite image from 24 November shows no such signs any more, suggesting that the activity has stopped or paused. [more]
MODIS / Terra satellite image 11 Nov showing the gas plume and discolored water plume
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
Signs of weak continuing or renewed activity could be spotted again on recent satellite data after few weeks with no evidence of activity. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Red Sea (4 volcanoes)

Hanish| Jebel al-Tair| Jebel Zubair| Zukur
Hanish
(shield volcano)
Hanish volcano forms a group of islands in the Red Sea between Eritrea and Yemen. These include the 20 km long Great Hanish, Little Hanish, and many other small islands and submarine shoals.
The volcano contains a number of volcanic vents aligned NE-SW and consists of lava... [more]

Jebel al-Tair
(stratovolcano)
Jebel al-Tair ("bird mountain") volcano is the northernmost active volcano rising above sea level on the rift axis of the south-central part of the Red Sea.
Its western spelling varies from Jebel at Tair to Jebel al Tair, Djebel Teyr, Jabal al Tayr,, Jibbel Tir and other v... [more]

Jebel Zubair
(shield volcano)
Jebel Zubair volcano is a shield volcano forming the island of the same name in the Red Sea. Measuring 5 km in length, it is the largest of a group of 10 small volcanic islands and shoals known as the Zubair archipelago, which includes the Zubair, Centre Peak, Saba, and Haycock i... [more]

Zukur
(shield volcano)
Zukur (Zugar) volcano forms the northernmost large island of the Zukur-Hanish island group in the southern Red Sea between Eritrea and Yemen.
It consists of young basaltic pahoehoe lava flows and cinder cones, but there are no known historic eruptions.
Zukur and the o... [more]
 

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