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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05131

This December 1971 photo shows a lava dome rising above the surface of a crater lake on Soufrière St. Vincent volcano in the West Indies. The lake temperature rose to 80°C during extrusion of the dome, but despite the presence of new magma in the crater no explosive activity occurred during the eruption. Photo by Jack Frost, 1971.

This December 1971 photo shows a lava dome rising above the surface of a crater lake on Soufrière St. Vincent volcano in the West Indies. The lake temperature rose to 80°C during extrusion of the dome, but despite the presence of new magma in the crater no explosive activity occurred during the eruption.

Photo by Jack Frost, 1971.

Keywords: crater lake | plume


Soufrière St. Vincent