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San Cristobal Eruption Plumes

The smoke plume from the San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua is visible as much as 200 kilometers away from its source in this SeaWiFS image. Smoke also appears to be coming from the vicinity of the Masaya volcano complex further to the south.

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

Published February 23, 2000
Data acquired February 23, 2000

OrbView-2 > SeaWiFS
Atmosphere > Aerosols > Dust/Ash
Solid Earth > Volcanoes >