Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Undersea volcano explodes

Scientists sailed Thursday to inspect an undersea volcano that has been erupting for days near Tonga — shooting smoke, steam and ash thousands of feet (meters) into the sky above the South Pacific ocean, The Associated Press reports.Spectacular columns are spewing out of the sea about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the southwest coast off the main island of Tongatapu — an area where up to 36 undersea volcanoes are clustered, The AP said


LOPPASO said...

very nice

Krishnendu Roy said...

Terrific pictures, really awesome.