Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano, Eastern Russia

Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano, Eastern Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

For a second day, an image of the southern Kamchatka Peninsula in northeastern Russia and the Kuril Islands to the south shows a dark gray plume of ash wafting eastward from the Chikurachki Volcano. In this image, the gray plume is tinged with white. The image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite on April 22, 2003.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    April 22, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 22, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration