Many of the stunning images of eruptions captured from space are of violent stratovolcanoes, such as the one above of Kliuchevskoi, the most active volcano on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. The image above was taken by astronauts on the space shuttle Endeavour in 1994, as an eruption was just getting underway. The ash plume reached as high as 50,000 feet.
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Rags ‘n Ram » Blog Archive » Stunning Views of Glaciers From Space Says:
September 22nd, 2009 at 3:53 am
[...] have seen volcanoes from space a few weeks back, and now it’s time to see glaciers. And these images are indeed [...]
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