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Colima volcano, Mexico: explosive activity Feb 2015 - ash plumes

Mild to moderate explosive activity occurred during 22-28 Feb at irregular intervals, ranging from few minutes to several hours. Most stronger explosions were preceded by longer quiet phases lasting up to 7 hours.
Tall vertical eruption plume penetrating a weather cloud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tall vertical eruption plume penetrating a weather cloud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Dust trails from falling ejecta and induced rockfalls after a strong explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Dust trails from falling ejecta and induced rockfalls after a strong explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer... [info]
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Ash plume bended by strong NW wind (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash plume bended by strong NW wind (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Small eruption in the last evening light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small eruption in the last evening light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Colima volcano and a large agave in the evening light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Colima volcano and a large agave in the evening light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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View towards Colima from the north, from Nevado de Colima volcano at 4000 m a.s.l. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View towards Colima from the north, from Nevado de Colima volcano at 4000 m a.s.l. (Photo: Tom Pfeif... [info]
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Small strombolian activity in the evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small strombolian activity in the evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A moderately large explosion seen from Nevado de Colima. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A moderately large explosion seen from Nevado de Colima. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash plume drifting west (view is from SW) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash plume drifting west (view is from SW) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The SW flank of the Fuego del Colima, the recently active lava flow in the center of the image is easily recognized. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The SW flank of the Fuego del Colima, the recently active lava flow in the center of the image is ea... [info]
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Strong eruption with ash emissions lasting few minutes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strong eruption with ash emissions lasting few minutes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Typical small to moderate eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Typical small to moderate eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Impacts from a moderately strong explosion are causing dust on the upper part of the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Impacts from a moderately strong explosion are causing dust on the upper part of the cone. (Photo: T... [info]
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Tall eruption plume bended and drifting NE (view from Nevado to the north). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tall eruption plume bended and drifting NE (view from Nevado to the north). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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An eruption seen from Colima town. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
An eruption seen from Colima town. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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View of an eruption from a road on the outskirts of Colima. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of an eruption from a road on the outskirts of Colima. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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One of the strongest explosions during the week we stayed seen from the charming colonial village of Comala, north of Colima. No effort was made to avoid various cables crossing the view... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
One of the strongest explosions during the week we stayed seen from the charming colonial village of... [info]
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Beginning of an eruption from both principal vents (view from SW). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Beginning of an eruption from both principal vents (view from SW). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The symmetric cone of Colima from the SW, an dissipating ash plume from a previous eruption behind and right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The symmetric cone of Colima from the SW, an dissipating ash plume from a previous eruption behind a... [info]
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Steam plume from Colima, still hit by sunset light, while most of the cone is already in shadow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Steam plume from Colima, still hit by sunset light, while most of the cone is already in shadow. (Ph... [info]
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