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Colour code

SFC/Flight Level 060


Date: 2012-08-08 17:00 UTC
Volcano:White Island
Area: New Zealand
Source: Mtsat, Gns
Aviation colour code: 
Summit elevation:  321m
Eruption Details: erupted 20120807/1900utccolour code: orange

Volcano ash cloud New Zealand - White Island   Wednesday 08 Aug 2012 17:00 UTC

Remarks: ash cloud not visible in sat imagery.

This data supplements the official Volcanic Ash Advisory Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories. The data is to be used with caution. The official Volcanic Ash Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories take precedence in all circumstances. Please refer to national NOTAMs for definitive boundaries of no-fly areas.

Altitiude levels (International Standard Atmosphere)

SFC to FL200 - Ash concentrations between the surface and 20,000 feet.
FL200 to FL350 - Ash concentrations between 20,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
FL350 to FL550 - Ash concentrations between 35,000 feet and 55,000 feet.
SFC to 6000FT - Ash concentrations between the surface and 6,000 feet.