San Cristobal Eruption Plumes

San Cristobal Eruption Plumes
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

The smoke plume from the San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua is visible as much as 200 kilometers away from its source in this SeaWiFS image. Smoke also appears to be coming from the vicinity of the Masaya volcano complex further to the south.

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  • Data Date:

    February 23, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    February 23, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration