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Ash Plume at San Miguel
January 1, 2014 | NASA Earth Observatory

Sunday’s explosive eruption at San Miguel Volcano in El Salvador produced a plume of ash captured by NASA in this satellite image.


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Explosive Eruption at San Miguel
December 30, 2013 | Eruptions Blog
Erik Klemetti has photos and descriptive information about the explosive eruption at San Miguel volcano in El Salvador.

Understanding Galapagos Volcanoes
October 31, 2013 | USGS
"The chance transit of a satellite over the April 2009 eruption of Fernandina volcano — the most active in South America's famed Galápagos archipelago — has revealed for the first time the mechanism behind the characteristic pattern of eruptive fissures on the island chain's volcanoes."

Understanding Galapagos Volcanoes
November 25, 2013 | USGS
"The chance transit of a satellite over the April 2009 eruption of Fernandina volcano — the most active in South America's famed Galápagos archipelago — has revealed for the first time the mechanism behind the characteristic pattern of eruptive fissures on the island chain's volcanoes." Quoted from the USGS Newsroom.


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