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Undersea eruptions near Tonga

An undersea volcano erupts sending plumes of steam, ash and smoke up to 100 metres into the air, on 18 March 2009 off the coast of Nuku'Alofa, Tonga. The volcano, which is situated approximately six miles off of the main Tongan island of Tongatapu, is one of around 36 undersea volcanoes clustered in the area.


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A Bulusan ash explosion seen at 1617 on 31 May 2006. The event was photographed from the foot of the volcano, 5- 6 km from the summit, in the town of Irosin.


Global Volcanism Program | Bulusan