Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11098
Vella Lavella Island (left center) lies in the New Georgia Islands in the Solomon Islands chain. North is to the upper left in this NASA International Space Station image. Nonda volcano, the youngest volcanic feature of Vella Lavella Island, is a lava dome located within a crater to the N. The Paraso thermal area is the (light-colored area at center) contains solfataras, hot springs, and boiling mud pots. Kolombangara Island is at the upper right.
NASA International Space Station image ISS002-727A-2, 2001 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
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