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New images of Batu Tara volcano, Flores Sea, Indonesia

Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, volcanologist with VolcanoDiscovery (an adventure & study travel group that gives tours of active volcanoes) , just posted some amazing photographs from their recent expedition to Batu Tara volcano to observe the ongoing strombolian activity from close range. … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 25-27 March ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted about 30-110 km NW. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 7 January ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NE and ENE. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 9-10 November ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) – … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 2 September a low-level ash plume from Batu Tara drifted W. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Scientists on a boat passing Batu Tara about 24 km to the N observed six distinct eruptions of ash plumes from the westernmost area of the summit crater during a 45-minute period on 25 August. The plumes rose to an … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 14-17 August ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) – … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on a pilot report and observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 6-8 and 10-11 August ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W and NW. … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 24-29 July ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 1.5-3.7 km (5,000-12,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted WSW, W, NW, and N. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash … Continue reading

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Batu Tara, Komba Island, Indonesia

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 16-18 July ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 1.8 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. A thermal anomaly was noted on satellite imagery … Continue reading

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