Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12814
Ash was deposited across several flanks during the 1995-96 Ruapehu eruption. This weak ash plume was dispersed by the wind before it reached a significant height above the crater, with ash falling out of the plume across the dark deposit already covering the snow.
Photo by John A Krippner, 1995-1996.
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Keywords: eruption | ash plume | ash | volcanic ash | plume | ashfall | fallout | deposition | wind dispersal | explosive eruption