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Veniaminof reported activity




Event Name : Veniaminof 1944/3

Start:March 15, 1944 Observed

Tephra plume: BibCard
"Fire", "Glowing", or incandescence: BibCard
Minor explosive eruption: BibCard BibCard
Eruption Type:Explosive
MaxVEI: 2 BibCard

Description: Coats (1950) reports a mild ash eruption at Mount Veniaminof on March 28, 1944.

A March 15, 1944 Associated Press article states "The volcano of Veniaminoff has erupted again, passengers aboard a boat arriving from Chignik village reported today. The resultant fireworks lighted the surrounding country, said those who had witnessed the phenomenon."

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