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Redoubt Volcano Stirs

A series of three images of the Earth’ limb from a Japanese weather satellite captures a dramatic view of an ash plume from Mt. Redoubt reaching the stratosphere.

MTSAT images courtesy the CIMMS Satellite Blog. Caption by Rebecca Lindsey. Thanks to reader Jeff Nelson for pointing this image out to us.

Published April 10, 2009
Data acquired March 26, 2008