Shiveluch and Klyuchevskaya volcanoes continue their long-running eruptions. In this natural-color satellite image, a thin volcanic plume stretches from Shiveluch’s active lava dome over the Kamchatskiy Zaliv (Gulf of Kamchatka). A wider but more diffuse (and harder to see) plume extends southeast from Klyuchevskaya. The pale dot above Klyuchevskaya is likely an ash or ash-and-steam cloud. Recent photographs of Shiveluch and Klyuchevskaya are published by the Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT). This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard Terra.
- Global Volcanism Program. (2010). Kliuchevskoi. Accessed September 30, 2010.
- Global Volcanism Program. (2010). Shiveluch. Accessed September 30, 2010.
- Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team. (2010, September 23). KVERT Information Releases. Accessed September 30, 2010.
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