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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11961

Some of the stronger activity observed at Kavachi on 6 April 2007 included turbulent ash-laden water above the vent, audible explosions, and discolored water down-current of the vent. Following 2 April 2007 Kavachi emitted an ash plume visible from Biche village (on the S coast of Nggatokae Island). Photo by Roy Hall, 2007.

Some of the stronger activity observed at Kavachi on 6 April 2007 included turbulent ash-laden water above the vent, audible explosions, and discolored water down-current of the vent. Following 2 April 2007 Kavachi emitted an ash plume visible from Biche village (on the S coast of Nggatokae Island).

Photo by Roy Hall, 2007.

Keywords: lava water interaction | magma water interaction | submarine eruption | subaqueous eruption


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