Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01883
An ash plume rises above a vent on the SW side of Volcano Island at Taal on 30 September 1965, during a two-day eruption that began on the 28th. The white plume at the bottom is a horizontally moving base surge. The devastating pyroclastic surges caused 150 fatalities.
Photo by L.E. Andrews, 1965 (courtesy of Jim Moore, U.S. Geological Survey).