Volcanic Quartet

Volcanic Quartet

Four of the volcanoes erupting on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula are visible in this NASA satellite image. From north to south: Shiveluch, Bezymianny, Tolbachik, and Kizimen. The natural-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite on April 10, 2013.

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  • Data Date:

    April 10, 2013
  • Visualization Date:

    April 11, 2013
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration