Landsat-8 true color satellite image collected on May 23, 2016 showing the source and deposit extent of a mixed ice, snow and rock avalanche covering part of Red Glacier on the east flank of Iliamna Volcano. The avalanche began shortly before midnight on May 21, 2016 (AKDT) and was detected in seismic and pressure sensor data at sites throughout Cook Inlet and the northern Alaska Peninsula. The deposit covers about 7.2 square kilometers (2.75 square miles).
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