John Seach, Volcano Live

 Rooster Tail Jet - John Seach

A rooster tail jet is a common eruptive feature of phreatomagmatic eruptions.
A mixture of steam and pyroclasts are seen jetting into the air up to hundreds of metres above the vent.
Rooster tail eruptions were common at Mt Usu in 2000.

Rooster tail jet
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