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2005-06-22 12:22:52

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands (AP) -- The Anatahan Volcano north of Saipan has resumed rumbling in recent days, spewing steam and ash as high as 50,000 feet, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday. The latest satellite images from the Air Force Weather Agency showed a cloud of ash and steam rising 10,000 feet in the air and extending about 375 nautical miles from Anatahan island. Thin ash and volcanic smog, or vog, also spread 815 nautical miles northwest of the island, the satellite...