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Rabaul Volcano
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Rabaul Volcano

October 19, 2006

Rabaul's activity had subsided considerably by October 8, 2006, when the MODIS on NASA's Terra satellite captured this image. The massive plume had dispersed, leaving a clearer view of the island of New Britain.

In this image, the volcanic plume appears as a wisp of ash and/or steam. Compared to the opaque white clouds in the region, the plume is slightly darker in appearance.



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