Monday, September 22, 2008

Piton de la Fournaise Volcano, Reunion - John Seach

An eruption began at Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Sunday 21st September 2008. A small lava pond formed in the bottom of Dolomieu crater fed by a fissure on the west side. The eruption was accompanied by ten earthquakes. High levels of sulphur dioxide have been reported at the volcano. This is the first eruption of Piton de la Fournaise volcano since the large eruption in April 2007, which was called the "eruption of the century."
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