Breathtaking volcano eruption pic from space

Posted on June 25, 2009



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The above picture was taken from the International Space Station and shows the eruption of Sarychev Peak in the Kuril Island chain near Japan. You can read more about the eruption and an explanation here. Sometimes the sheer raw power of nature simply forces you to pause and take notice when confronted with its scope and terrible beauty.

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