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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11612

Fukutoku-Okanoba on 3 July 2005 from the NE shows a plume of debris and discoloration extending from the arrow. On the previous day a white plume was observed at Fukutoku-Okanoba, which later was observed to have reached ~1 km above the sea surface. Numerous large and steaming blocks were seen floating on the ocean surface at mid-day on 3 July. The island in the background is Shin-Iwojima. Photo courtesy of Japan Maritime Security and Safety Agency, 2005.

Fukutoku-Okanoba on 3 July 2005 from the NE shows a plume of debris and discoloration extending from the arrow. On the previous day a white plume was observed at Fukutoku-Okanoba, which later was observed to have reached ~1 km above the sea surface. Numerous large and steaming blocks were seen floating on the ocean surface at mid-day on 3 July. The island in the background is Shin-Iwojima.

Photo courtesy of Japan Maritime Security and Safety Agency, 2005.

Keywords: submarine volcano | plume | ocean


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