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Adventure of the Seas Confronts Volcanic Ash

On May 20, 2006, Adventure of the Seas sailed into a cloud of ash emitted from the Soufriere Hills volcano on Montserrat. The following information may be of interest:

The cruise ship's "incident" report (document is in MS Word)

NOAA's volcanic ash advisory (issued after the ship had already been affected)

Selected photos of the ship covered in ash -- scroll down:

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