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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06040

On September 13, 1984, groundwater gained access to the eruptive fissure, producing these clouds of steam and ash.  The two-week-long eruption, which began on September 4, was dominantly effusive, and produced 0.12 cu km of lava flows from an 8.5-km-long fissure. Photo by Michael Ryan, 1984 (U.S. Geological Survey).

On September 13, 1984, groundwater gained access to the eruptive fissure, producing these clouds of steam and ash. The two-week-long eruption, which began on September 4, was dominantly effusive, and produced 0.12 cu km of lava flows from an 8.5-km-long fissure.

Photo by Michael Ryan, 1984 (U.S. Geological Survey).


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