Kinked Ash Plume above Shiveluch Volcano
An ash plume from Shiveluch volcano cast a dark shadow on the snow-covered Kamchatka Peninsula. This natural-color image, collected on January 21, 2014, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on the Terra satellite, shows Shiveluch, its plume, and the rugged landscape of far eastern Russia.
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