Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano, Eastern Russia •

Last update: September 15th, 2019 at 11:00 am

Southwest of center in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from April 26, 2003, the Chikurachki Volcano is casting a gray plume of ash across the snow-covered landscape of Paramushir Island, one of the islands in the Kuril chain.

Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Fresh News coming
your way, Weekly

The biggest news about our planet
delivered to you each day