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Sarychev Peak: Before and after

Its like Highlights, but with volcanic destruction.

The NASA Earth Observatory has posted some excellent images of Matua Island in the Kurils that show the before and after of the Sarychev Peak eruption of June 2009. There are some impressive changes … so lets see if you can spot them! Post your comments on whats changed and why and I’ll chime in periodically with what I’ve noticed.

BEFORE: Matua Island and Sarychev Peak in May 2007 (big version)

AFTER: Matua Island and Sarychev Peak in late June 2009 (big version)


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