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Alaska volcano could continue eruption for months

The 2,518-meter Pavlof Volcano started erupting this week in a relatively uninhabited area of the Alaska Peninsula, about 1,000 kilometres southwest of Anchorage. The closest community is about 65 kilometres away.
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Tremors and Ash Seen at Pavlof Volcano

The Alaska Volcano Observatory reports that Pavlof, "has entered a new phase of eruptive activity." Wednesday night, they upgraded the volcano from 'normal' to 'watch' status - the middle tier of their system, indicating heightened unrest.
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Pavlov Volcano, a 8,261-foot cone rising from the Alaska Peninsula southwest of Anchorage, blasted a plume sparkling with lightning almost four miles into the sky on Aug. 30, continuing an eruption that began in mid-August and could be building toward a colossal explosion.

National Weather Service observers in Cold Bay reported a substantial plume and associated lightning emanating from Pavlof Volcano up to 6,000 m above sea level. The plume was also visible in images from the Pavlof web camera located in Cold Bay.

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