ALASKA VOLCANO PHOTOS: Redoubt Spurs Huge Mudflow, Ash

ALASKA VOLCANO PHOTOS: Redoubt Spurs Huge Mudflow, Ash
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Captured by NASA's Terra satellite on March 23, 2009, a roughly hundred-mile (160-kilometer) streak of volcanic ash (left) stains snow and ice north-northeast of Alaska's Redoubt Volcanoshowing just how lucky Anchorage was during the March 22-23 Redoubt eruptions.

Had the winds been blowing east-northeast, Alaska's biggest city would have been in for a dusting. But Anchorage isn't in the clear yetRedoubt Volcano could continue erupting for days or even months, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said March 23.

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—Image courtesy Geographic Information Network of Alaska via AVO
 
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