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New Island in the Ring of Fire

The EO-1 satellite captures a view of the new volcanic island that formed in November 2013 near Nishino-shima Volcano.


NASA Earth Observatory satellite image by Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team. Aerial photographs courtesy of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard. Caption by Mike Carlowicz.

Published December 18, 2013
Data acquired December 8, 2013

Source:
EO-1 > ALI
Topic:
Solid Earth > Volcanoes > Pyroclastics