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Event Name : Pyre Peak 1992/12

Start:December 27, 1992 Observed
Stop:December 30, 1992 Observed

Tephrafall: BibCard
Tephra plume: BibCard BibCard
Radial fissure: BibCard BibCard
Eruption Type:Explosive
MaxVEI: 1 BibCard
ColHeight: 1200 m BibCard

Description: From McGimsey and others (1995): "On December 27, 1992, U.S. Coast Guard pilots reported an ash cloud to 1200 m above Pyre Peak and extending 24 km north. Intermittent, localized bursts of ash rising 100-200 m and ash accumulation on the south flank were observed on December 30. The vent was confirmed to be a satellite cone located 1.5 km south of Pyre Peak at the north end of a fissure that produced lava fountains in 1977. The activity apparently subsided soon thereafter. No subsequent activity was reported until May 1993."

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