National

October 10, 2008 7:01 AM

Wiped clean: Volcano turned fertile island to sterile lump

The surprise eruption of Kasatochi Volcano in the central Aleutians this summer turned a small green island rich with seabirds and ocean mammals into a sterile gray lump, scientists say.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Harnessing the power of water to turn it into electricity 03:51

Harnessing the power of water to turn it into electricity

Offshore corporations: The secret shell game 02:24

Offshore corporations: The secret shell game

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game 02:24

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game

Becoming Donald Trump 02:32

Becoming Donald Trump

The Americans in the Panama Papers 01:40

The Americans in the Panama Papers

Boom in wind energy a boon for Kansas manufacturing 02:20

Boom in wind energy a boon for Kansas manufacturing

Alice Through The Looking Glass 02:29

Alice Through The Looking Glass

Where does Hillary Clinton Stand? 01:39

Where does Hillary Clinton Stand?

Wide-open Wyoming wide open for offshore business 01:45

Wide-open Wyoming wide open for offshore business

Share Video

Nation & World Videos