14 Aug '11, 12am

Alaskan Volcano Could Be Gearing Up For Big Explosion | Care2 Causes

Alaskan Volcano Could Be Gearing Up For Big Explosion | Care2 Causes

A volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has been erupting since the end of July, but could be gathering steam for a much more severe explosion. According to scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO), the Cleveland Volcano, a 5,676-foot peak located about 940 miles southwest of Anchorage has been seeping magma for several days. But this activity could only be a precursor to an explosive event powerful enough to send ash into the atmosphere. “The dome, if it continues to grow, could plug up the crater, creating pressure that could result in “a fairly sizable explosion that could throw ash up to flight levels,” said John Power, scientist in charge at the observatory, a joint federal-state operation. Observers on a August 8 NOAA flight photographed a small, dark-colored dome centered at the bottom of the summit crater. In the last clear satellite view of the summit on ...

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