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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11605

Barren Island is shown erupting on 28 May 2005 from the WNW. The black lava flow in the foreground is from the 1994-95 eruption. A lava flow is being extruded from a flank vent below the white plume. Eruptions that began on 26 May occurred from the summit of the scoria cone as well as flank vents. Lava flows later reached the W coast along the same path as flows from the 1991 and 1994-95 eruptions. Photo courtesy of Indian Coast Guard, 2005.

Barren Island is shown erupting on 28 May 2005 from the WNW. The black lava flow in the foreground is from the 1994-95 eruption. A lava flow is being extruded from a flank vent below the white plume. Eruptions that began on 26 May occurred from the summit of the scoria cone as well as flank vents. Lava flows later reached the W coast along the same path as flows from the 1991 and 1994-95 eruptions.

Photo courtesy of Indian Coast Guard, 2005.

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