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Zavodovski volcano, South Sandwich Islands (UK): news & activity updates

Updated: May 26, 2022 21:41 GMT -
Wed, 29 Jun 2016, 06:00
On 30 March an eruption at Zavodovski was reported and photographed by observers on a fishing vessel, as well as captured by a satellite image. A small ash plume drifted E, producing ashfall on 1/3 to 1/2 of the island. A photo showed bombs being ejected from the crater. Read all
Sat, 18 Jun 2016, 16:17
Steam plume from Zavodovski Island on 13 June 2016 (Terra / NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
A significant steam plume emitted from the volcano continues to be visible on satellite imagery, suggesting that the volcano is not completely calm, and might even show some sort of mild activity.
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