Eruption Cloud from Mount Oyama

Eruption Cloud from Mount Oyama
  • Credit:

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

SeaWiFS imaged a vast brown cloud over the Pacific near Japan. This is possibly a cloud erupted from Mount Oyama on Miyakejima island, Japan.

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  • Data Date:

    August 19, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    August 19, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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