Sakura-Jima Volcano

Sakura-Jima Volcano
  • Credit:

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

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.

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  • Data Date:

    December 7, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    December 7, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration