Raikoke Volcano: as seen from space

Raikoke Volcano: as seen from space

A large volcanic ash and gas plume is seen from the International Space Station rising above the Kuril Islands in the North Pacific Ocean after an unexpected series of blasts from the Raikoke Volcano…

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Raikoke is an uninhabited island along the Kuril chain, a necklace of narrow strip islands draped 500 miles from northern Japan to northeast Russia. Formerly owned by Japan, the volcanic island ...

Raikoke - Wikipedia

Raikoke is roughly circular, with a length of 2.5 km (1.6 mi) with a width of 2.0 kilometres (1.2 mi), and an area of 4.6 km 2 (1.8 sq mi). The island is a stratovolcano its lava comprised primarily of basalt. The cone rises above a submarine terrace with a depth of 130 m (430 ft) to a maximum height of 551 m (1,808 ft) above sea level.

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The explosive eruption of Raikoke volcano (Kurile Islands) 21-22 June 2019 A powerful explosive eruption, possibly sub-plinian, started from the remote island volcano early on 22 June at around 06:10 local time (or 18:00 on 21 June GMT).