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2006-01-31 12:26:42

Ash from a steadily erupting volcano in south-central Alaska wafted slowly toward the southern Kenai Peninsula and grounded flights to and from Kodiak Island on Monday. Scientists reported that hot, gaseous pyroclastic flows were seen coursing down the volcano's slopes.

2006-01-28 03:20:00

After 10 days of relative calm, Alaska's Augustine Volcano roared back to life late on Friday, shooting a cloud of ash 40,000 feet into the sky.

2006-01-17 17:45:00

A volcano on an uninhabited island off the coast of Alaska erupted again on Tuesday, shooting ash miles (km) into the air, a scientist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory said.

2006-01-13 20:19:36

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Three explosions at Augustine Volcano, an island peak 171 miles southwest of Anchorage, sent ash clouds soaring nearly 10 miles above sea level on Friday, officials said.

2006-01-13 20:04:06

Corrects first paragraph to read as high as 10 miles above sea level ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A trio of explosions at Augustine Volcano, an island peak 171 miles southwest of Anchorage, sent ash clouds that were reported as high as nearly 10 miles above sea level on Friday, officials said.

2006-01-13 17:49:43

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A trio of explosions at Augustine Volcano, an island peak 171 miles southwest of Anchorage, sent ash clouds that were reported as high as nearly 5 miles above sea level on Friday, officials said.

2006-01-11 19:51:48

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Augustine Volcano, a conical-shaped peak 171 miles southwest of Anchorage, erupted early on Wednesday with an ash cloud that rose to about 30,000 feet above sea level, officials said.

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2006-01-07 08:55:21

Augustine Volcano continued to show increased unrest this week with small steam explosions and small ash bursts coming from the summit.

2005-12-22 21:10:00

A restless volcano near Alaska's most populated region is being watched by scientist and officials, who warned on Thursday of the risk of clouds of ash and a tsunami from a possible eruption.

2005-12-15 21:50:00

A restless Alaskan volcano has been emitting steam and clouds of sulfur gas for a week, creating a bad odor in some of the nearby coastal communities, seismologists said on Thursday.


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