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Alaska’s Pavlof volcano erupts

The Alaska Volcano Observatory says Pavlof Volcano has released ash plumes as high as 22,000 feet. Clouds obscured the volcano Monday, but scientists say seismic instruments at the volcano 625 miles southwest of Anchorage show continuing tremors.

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A photo made by Brandon Wilson and provided by the Alaska Volcano Observatory shows steam and the fresh lava flow on the north side of the volcano late Monday, May 13, 2013 in Alaska. Pavlof is the second Alaska volcano to erupt this month. (AP Photo/Brandon Wilson)
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