Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11611
A cock’s-tail plume rises above Kavachi volcano during a Surtseyan eruption on 15 March 2004. Projections of individual blocks and ash can be seen at the margins of the plume. The frequently-erupting submarine volcano had been inactive since August 2003.
Photo by Corey Howell, 2004.
Keywords: Surtseyan | lava water interaction | magma water interaction | phreatomagmatic | cock's-tail plume | explosive eruption | ash | ballistics | ejecta | submarine eruption | plume | subaqueous eruption