UPDATES ON LA SOUFRIERE

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05/02/2021. Satellite image(PlanetLabs) showing the latest dome growth. From this it was estimated to now be 540 m in length. When another drone survey is completed, we’ll be able to calculate the other estimates. Photo credit: PlanetLabs

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01/02/2021. Panoramic shot of the new dome within the crater of La Soufrière, SVG in the foreground and the old 1979 dome in the background. The volcanic gases from the new dome continue to impact the surrounding vegetation closest to it. Photo credit: Monique Johnson.

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01/02/2021. Volcanic gases being emitted from the vent of the new dome within the crater. The area where the new dome interacts with the old dome also results in gas emissions and the brown vegetation is a result of these emissions. Photo credit: Monique Johnson.

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01/02/2021. View of the western side of the crater. The new dome is spreading along the crater floor and the vegetation on the crater wall has been burnt (black areas). Photo credit: Monique Johnson.

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A clearer view of the dome with gases still being emitted. Photo credit: Dr Michal Camejo-Harry.

 

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