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Sakura-Jima Volcano

A smoke plume is seen originating at the summit of the Sakura-Jima volcano in this SeaWiFS image. A vortex street is also visible in the clouds to the south of Cheju, a South Korean island that reaches an elevation of 1950 meters.

Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Published December 7, 1999
Data acquired December 7, 1999

OrbView-2 > SeaWiFS
Atmosphere > Aerosols > Dust/Ash
Oceans > Ocean Winds > Vorticity
Solid Earth > Volcanoes > Volcanic Ash/Dust
Visible Earth