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MODIS image of Soufrière Hills, 30 December 2008 5 January 2009

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Soufriere Hills volcano, Montserrat, 30 December 2008 (NASA MODIS image)

NASA’s MODIS image of the day for today, 5 January 2009, is an image of Soufrière Hills volcano in Montserrat captured by the Terra satellite on 30 December 2008. The image shows a thick plume being erupted by the volcano and blowing away to the south-west across the Caribbean. As always with the NASA MODIS website, the image is available in different resolutions and has an informative commentary. (Image credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC.)

For a report of the current activity at Soufrière Hills, see our post earlier today.

For all our Soufrière Hills coverage: Soufrière Hills « The Volcanism Blog.

Information
Global Volcanism Program: Soufrière Hills – information about Soufrière Hills volcano (1600-05=)
Montserrat Volcano Observatory – detailed and up-to-date information from the MVO

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