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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01613

Sulfur deposits on the margins of fumarole vents on White Island volcano (also called Whakaari), with steam rising above a larger vent in the background. This photo was taken shortly after the beginning of an explosive eruption in February 1986 that lasted until July 1994. Photo by Richard Waitt, 1986 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Sulfur deposits on the margins of fumarole vents on White Island volcano (also called Whakaari), with steam rising above a larger vent in the background. This photo was taken shortly after the beginning of an explosive eruption in February 1986 that lasted until July 1994.

Photo by Richard Waitt, 1986 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Keywords: volcanic gas | gas | plume | fumarole | sulfur | vent | mineral deposit


Whakaari/White Island