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Steam plume from Zavodovski Island on 13 June 2016 (Terra / NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016
A significant steam plume emitted from the volcano continues to be visible on satellite imagery, suggesting that the volcano is not completely calm, and might even show some sort of mild activity. [more]
Friday, Jun 03, 2016
Satellite images show Mount Curry volcano on Zavodovski Island has been emitting a significant gas plume. [more]

Zavodovski volcano

stratovolcano 551 m / 1,808 ft
South Sandwich Islands (UK), -56.3°S / -27.57°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Last update: 18 Jun 2016 (strong steaming, degassing)
Typical eruption style: explosive
Zavodovski volcano eruptions: 2014, 2012, 1908 (?), 1830 (?), 1823 (?), 1819
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 20 Jun
Tue, 20 Jun 13:02 UTCM 5.2 / 84.3 km29 km- 73km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Mt Curry volcano (also referred to as Mt Asphyxia) is the active volcano on the uninhabited, 5 km wide Zavodovski island at the northernmost end of the South Sandwich Islands.

Background:

Zavodovski Island is formed by a single 551-m-high basaltic stratovolcano which has 2 flank cones on the east side. Mount Curry forms the island's summit west of the center of the island. 2 fissures extend NE from Mt Curry towards the east-flank craters, and a lava platform is located along the eastern coast.
Zavodovski is the most frequently visited of the South Sandwich Islands. It was erupting when first seen in 1819 by the explorer Bellingshausen, and the volcano has been reported to be smoking during subsequent visits. (GVP volcano information)


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