Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01477
A 4-km-high eruption plume rises above the summit of Asama volcano on June 24, 1954. Frequent small explosive eruptions had begun in December 1953 and continued until June 1955. A large vulcanian eruption occurred on June 11, 1955. Activity ended with a small explosion on August 2, 1955.
From the collection of Maurice and Katia Krafft.
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