Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02622
A 380-m wide lava dome caps the 1912 vent of Alaska's Novarupta volcano. The 65-m-high rhyolitic lava dome, which lies within a circular ejecta ring, was erupted at the end of a powerful explosive eruption that produced the voluminous Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes ash flows.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1978.
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