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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05056

Volcanologist Haraldur Sigurdsson observes a growing lava dome in the summit crater of Soufrière volcano in November 1979 during a field expedition to conduct geodetic surveys of the dome.  By the end of the eruption in October 1979 the dome reached a height of 130 m. Photo by Richard Fiske, 1979 (Smithsonian Institution).

Volcanologist Haraldur Sigurdsson observes a growing lava dome in the summit crater of Soufrière volcano in November 1979 during a field expedition to conduct geodetic surveys of the dome. By the end of the eruption in October 1979 the dome reached a height of 130 m.

Photo by Richard Fiske, 1979 (Smithsonian Institution).


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