Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11633
A pyroclastic flow descends the upper part of the Tar River valley on Soufrière Hills volcano as seen from the NE on November 22, 2005. During renewed activity beginning in April 2005, pyroclastic flows were first observed on June 28. Following period of rapid lava dome growth beginning on November 4, pyroclastic flows became more common. On November 4 a pyroclastic flow down the Tar River valley reached to within a kilometer of the sea.
Photo courtesy of Montserrat Volcano Observatory, 2005.
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