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Science Sakurajima eruption shoots ash three miles high (+video)

Sakurajima eruption: The Sakurajima volcano erupted Sunday, sending a record-high plume of ash into the sky. The eruption covered the city of Kagoshima, Japan, with volcanic ash. 

By Mari YamaguchiAssociated Press / August 19, 2013

Residents in a southern Japanese city were busy washing ash off the streets Monday after a nearby volcano spewed a record-high smoke plume into the sky.