Japan: Kyushu

Volcano: Sakurajima

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M.Rietze, R.Roscoe , M.Szeglat

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Volcano Sakurajima, Kyushu-Kagoshima

   Japan 2010, Sakurajima   

Map of Kyushu, South Japan,Aerial photo and explanation of the observation points.

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Typical village with the volcano in the background. Ash covered cars in the nearer environment of the volcano Sakurajima

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Sakurajima with daylight eruptions

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Eruption during the romantic fullmoon mood. After 20 seconds, the sweet and loveley mood got interrupted by a strong lightning. (Uahhh)

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Strombolian ejecta is covering the whole flank area

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In the first phase of the eruption, the shock wave hits the crater rim while light material was blown up.

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NASA APOD picture of the day (link right)

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Uprising ash cloud with a dreadful flash lightning. Right: Colour- details in the ash cloud.


All photos by  ALPE   M.Rietze   


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