Papua New Guinea Volcano Spews Smoke and Ash Miles Into Sky

CANBERRA, Australia — The eruption of Papua New Guinea’s tallest volcano subsided Tuesday, but thick ash still billowed into the sky and coated roofs and palm trees nearby.
One of the South Pacific nation’s most active volcanoes, Mount Ulawun erupted on Monday afternoon, spewing ash as high as 15 kilometers (50,000 feet).
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This story appeared on, 2023-11-21.
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