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Redoubt Volcano, Alaska - 2009 Eruption Pictures

USGS images and details of the March, 2009 eruption

Redoubt Volcano, Alaska March 21 2009
Top vent in the Redoubt summit crater prior to the eruption. Glacial ice is melting and slumping towards the vent. Date: March 21, 2009. Image by Cyrus Read, Alaska Volcano Observatory / U.S. Geological Survey.

Redoubt Volcano eruption cloud 2009
AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer) false-color satellite image showing the eruption cloud from an explosion at Redoubt Volcano at 3:31am AKDT on March 23rd, 2009. Image was captured at 5:30am and shows the ash cloud passing over other volcanoes and heading NE. Date: March 23, 2009 14:30:29 UTC. Image created by John Bailey, Alaska Volcano Observatory / University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute.

Redoubt Volcano eruption 2009
Webcam image captured the morning after the eruption. Date: March 23, 2009 19:55:58 GMT. Image by the Alaska Volcano Observatory / USGS webcam.

Redoubt Volcano eruption 2009
Webcam image captured on March 23, 2009 at 20:43:47 GMT. Image by the Alaska Volcano Observatory / USGS webcam.

Redoubt Volcano seismic activity
Helicorder image recording seismic activity at Redoubt volcano station RSO_EHZ_AV from Feb. 5 to March 23th 09:00:00 AKDT. Major seismic events are annotated. Image by Heather Bleick, Heather, Alaska Volcano Observatory / U.S. Geological Survey. Larger Image

Flooding in Drift River Valley
Massive flooding in Drift Valley from the eruption of Redoubt Volcano. Date: March 23, 2009 Image by Game McGimsey, Alaska Volcano Observatory / U.S. Geological Survey.

Redoubt ashfall
Ash on the snow to the NNE of Redoubt in this true color image. The Image is from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer on the NASA Terra satellite, received at UAF from 23 March 2009, 21:49 UTC. Image by Jonathan Dehn, Geographic Information Network of Alaska.

Redoubt ashfall on building
Image of ashfall, taken from Tordrillo Mountain Lodge on Judd Lake (just north of Beluga Lake, at the head of the Talachulitna River.) Image by Lel Tone. Date: March 23, 2009.

Redoubt ashfall in Healy, Alaska
Fine ash deposited on a windshield of the car during the 3/23/2009 ash fall in Healy, AK approximately 300 miles from Mount Redoubt. Image by Pavel Izbekov, Alaska Volcano Observatory / University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute.

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