Pavlof Volcano

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Alaska on Alert as Volcano Eruption Intensifies

Pavlof spewing plenty of ash but flights not in danger

(Newser) - Alaska issued its highest volcano alert since 2009 yesterday as an ongoing eruption at Mount Pavlof intensified, sending ash up to 24,000 feet into the air. The red alert for the volcano in an uninhabited area around 600 miles southwest of Anchorage was later lowered to orange, but the... More »

Two Alaska Volcanoes Erupt in One Week

But it's just a coincidence, say scientists

(Newser) - The Alaska Peninsula was rocked with not one but two volcano eruptions this week. The 8,261-foot Pavlof Volcano has been erupting periodically since May. On Thursday, its explosions of lava, steam, and ash were accompanied by those of the nearby 8,225-foot Veniaminof Volvano, which sent plumes of ash... More »

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