Zubair Group volcano (Yemen) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 January-10 January 2012 (New Activity / Unrest)
A satellite image acquired on 7 January showed the newly-formed island in the northern part of the Zubair Group. The island had grown to about 530 x 710 m, and a gas-and-steam plume containing ash rose from a distinct cone.
Wed, 4 Jan 2012, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: NASA Earth Observatory
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2012. Report on Zubair Group. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 4 January-10 January 2012. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011, 20:19
NASA satellite images show that the eruption in the Red Sea in the Zubair archipelago has produced a new island. The island is circular, about 500 m wide and located about 1 km north of Rugged Island. It consists of fresh probably basaltic lava flows and an active vent seems to be in its center. ... Read all
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 08:15
(update 21 Dec:) ... Read all