Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12812
A gas-and-steam plume rises above the Ruapehu Te Wai ā-Moe (Crater Lake) during Surtseyan activity in September 1995 with two lahar deposits down the Whakapapa ski field on the northern flank. By early October almost all of the crater lake water had been removed.
Photo by John A Krippner, 1995.
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Galleries: Magma / Water
Keywords: eruption | explosive eruption | Surtseyan | gas plume | water vapor | ash plume | volcanic ash | lahar | debris flow | lava water interaction | magma water interaction | phreatomagmatic | crater lake