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Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano Eastern Russia
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Eruption of Chikurachki Volcano, Eastern Russia

February 21, 2013
Southwest of center in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from April 26, 2003, the Chikurachki Volcano is casting a gray plume of ash across the snow-covered landscape of Paramushir Island, one of the islands in the Kuril chain. Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC