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Another Eruption For Bogoslof Volcano

Courtesy Lynda Lybeck-Robinson


After a quiet weekend, a volcano in the Eastern Aleutians is erupting again.


For the fourth time in less than a week, Bogoslof volcano has erupted prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to issue its highest alert for air travel.


The observatory says today’s eruption threw ash 30,000 ft above the uninhabited island.


Experts cannot predict how long the eruption might last because there is no monitoring equipment on Bogoslof.

Zoë Sobel reported for KUCB from 2016 until 2019. She returned to KUCB after a year living in Nepal and Malaysia as a Luce Scholar. She then returned to KUCB as a ProPublica reporter August of 2020 through August of 2021.
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