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Ash-covered Snow on Kizimen Volcano

The mountainous landscape around the volcano is covered in a patchwork of snow, ash, and volcanic debris.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team. Caption by Robert Simmon. (Thanks to Erik Klemetti of Eruptions Blog for help with interpreting the image.)

Published May 30, 2013
Data acquired May 25, 2013

Source:
EO-1 > ALI
Topic:
Solid Earth > Volcanoes > Eruption Dynamics