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VolcanoWatch Weekly [10 Feb 2011]

Posted by feww on February 10, 2011

Summary of Weekly Volcanic Activity Report – 2 February to 8 February 2011

[Source: SI/USGS]

Recent Activity at Kizimen Volcano


Kizimen Volcano
blows out a plume of ash, smoke and steam over the  Gulf of Kamchatka on February 1, 2011.  Kizimen recent eruptions are said to be both explosive and effusive. This natural-color image was taken by the MODIS aboard the Aqua satellite. Source: NASA-EO. Click image to enlarge.


Kizimen Volcano on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula (elev. 2,376m, or 7,795 ft),  ejected a plume of ash, steam and volcanic gasses on January 6, 2011, when
ALI on NASA’s EO-1 satellite captured this natural-color image.  Kizimen had released continuous ash emissions since December 31, 2010, KVERT reported. Kizimen erupted explosively 83 years ago. Source: NASA-EO. Click image to enlarge.


Eruption of Kizimen volcano on January 26, 2011. Photo by P. Shpilenok. http://shpilenok.livejournal.com/44922.html (Image may be subject to copyright.)

New Activity/Unrest:

Map of Volcanoes


Map of Volcanoes.
Background Map: University of Michigan. Designed and enhanced by Fire Earth Blog. Click image to enlarge.

Ongoing Activity:

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