Augustine volcano in the Aleutians, March 27, 2006

Augustine volcano in the Aleutians, March 27, 2006. Eruptions into the stratosphere from Aleutian volcanoes pose particular hazards for airplanes on flights from the United States to Japan and China. (Image courtesy of Cyrus Read, Alaska Volcano Observatory/U.S. Geological Survey.)


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