(Reuters) - A remote volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands erupted
violently early on
Thursday, spouting an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the sky and
an air-traffic alert, scientists said.
on an uninhabited island 940 miles southwest of Anchorage,
oozing lava and gas since July.
Ash from the 5,676-foot volcano is considered potentially
aircraft because Cleveland's peak lies directly below
flight paths between Asia and North America.
explosions producing larger ash clouds are possible and
without warning, the observatory said.
in an eruption-caused human death in recorded
U.S. soldier who was stationed on Chuginadak during World
disappeared during an eruption and was presumed killed.