byNASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained courtesy of team.
The Ulawun Volcano in Papua New Guinea’s West New Britain emitted a plume of volcanic ash and steam beginning on March 21, 2006. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer <a href="http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/">(MODIS)</a> flying onboard the <a href="http://aqua.nasa.gov/">Aqua</a> satellite captured this image on March 22. In this image, the volcano’s summit is partially obscured by clouds, but ash can be... Topics: What -- Crater, Where -- Papua New Guinea Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=20552