Siberian Volcano Shiveluch Eruption from Space

11 10 2012

This amazing photo of the Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Siberian Russia shows the volcano erupting on October 6, 2012:


The volcano is in the top left part of the image, with the smoke and ash plume eminating and drifting southeast in the wind.

Here’s another outstanding three quarter profile image of the volcano, also taken from space: