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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11596

A telephoto view looking approximately E from the crater rim on 4 December 2005 shows a Surtseyan eruption from Lake Voui, on Ambae volcano. This explosive eruption began in Lake Voui on 27 November and resulted in the formation of a new cone in the lake. Photo by Philipson Bani, 2005 (Institut Recherche Développement, IRD).

A telephoto view looking approximately E from the crater rim on 4 December 2005 shows a Surtseyan eruption from Lake Voui, on Ambae volcano. This explosive eruption began in Lake Voui on 27 November and resulted in the formation of a new cone in the lake.

Photo by Philipson Bani, 2005 (Institut Recherche Développement, IRD).

Keywords: crater | lake | caldera | Surtseyan | lava water interaction | magma water interaction | plume | steam | gas | cock's-tail plume | explosive eruption | ash | ballistics | ejecta | plume | subaqueous eruption


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