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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04617

An ash plume rises about 1.5 km above the scoria cone in the summit caldera of Akutan volcano on 20 April 1988. This view from Akutan Harbor east of the volcano shows typical explosive activity at Akutan. Intermittent ash eruptions began on 26 March and continued until 20 July. Photo by Charlotte Jones, 1988 (courtesy of John Reeder, Alaska Div. Geology & Geophysical Surveys).

An ash plume rises about 1.5 km above the scoria cone in the summit caldera of Akutan volcano on 20 April 1988. This view from Akutan Harbor east of the volcano shows typical explosive activity at Akutan. Intermittent ash eruptions began on 26 March and continued until 20 July.

Photo by Charlotte Jones, 1988 (courtesy of John Reeder, Alaska Div. Geology & Geophysical Surveys).

Keywords: ash plume | ash | plume | tephra | eruption | scoria cone | crater | caldera


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