Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano, Eastern Russia

Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano, Eastern Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Southwest of center in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from April 26, 2003, the Chikurachki Volcano is casting a gray plume of ash across the snow-covered landscape of Paramushir Island, one of the islands in the Kuril chain.

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  • Data Date:

    April 26, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 26, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration