Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00451
An ash plume rises above Motmot Island within the Lake Wisdom caldera of Long Island in 1953. Explosions that ejected ash and lapilli began on 8 May. Intermittent explosive activity continued until 7 January 1954.
Photo by John Best, 1953 (courtesy of Wally Johnson, Australia Bureau of Mineral Resources).
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