Researchers Monitor Eruptions At Mt. Redoubt

The Alaskan volcano Mount Redoubt erupted again on Wednesday, sending smoke and ash high into the air. David Schneider, geophysicist at the USGS Alaskan Volcano Observatory, describes the activity at the 10,200-foot volcano, which is about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage.

Alaska Volcano Erupts Again, No Signs Of Slowing

Alaska's Mount Redoubt erupted a sixth time at 7:41 p.m. Monday, spewing more ash into the air. The explosion followed a cluster of five eruptions Sunday night that sent ash plumes higher than nine miles into the sky. Scientists say the explosions could go on for months, disrupting flights and snow mobile transport.

After several months of rumblings, these eruptions were the volcano's first in nearly 20 years.

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