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Volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian islands erupts again

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A volcano on a remote island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain has erupted again, in which an aviation alert.

The Alaska Volcano Observatory, says the Bogoslof (BOH-goh-slawf) volcano sent a cloud of ash about 20,000 feet in the air by early Friday morning.

The eruption caused the observatory to issue its highest alert level for aircraft.

During an eruption of the volcano last week, the Federal Aviation Administration said flights were diverted around the plume.

The centre says that the eruption of the volcano began shortly before midnight of Thursday, and the activity was recorded by the seismic data and satellite images.

The volcano is located on an island with the same name in the Bering Sea, about 850 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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