Bristol Island volcano showing first signs of activity since 1956

image.jpegData collected by the Landsat-8 satellite suggests the Bristol Island volcano, which hasn’t erupted since 1956, may have entered a phase of increased activity in late April 2016. The clear weather view has shown a plume of gas and steam which may have contained volcanic ash, on May 1. However, more close monitoring will be required to understand the exact nature of the occurrence. The South Sandwich Islands, a deserted UK territory, have formed from a subduction in the Atlantic Ocean..Read Article