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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12369

Aluto is a caldera in Ethiopia with features including lava flows, pumice cones, explosive deposits, and 96 identified vents within and around the caldera, shown in this November 2019 satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 12 km across). Darker obsidian lava flows are visible around the 6 x 9 km caldera. Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).

Aluto is a caldera in Ethiopia with features including lava flows, pumice cones, explosive deposits, and 96 identified vents within and around the caldera, shown in this November 2019 satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 12 km across). Darker obsidian lava flows are visible around the 6 x 9 km caldera.

Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).

Copyrighted image used with permission. All Rights Reserved. Contact photographer for any usage requests.

Keywords: caldera | obsidian | lava flow


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