Volcanic Ash Gets a Makeover

"Vog" is apparently the combination of the two words "volcano" and "smog". I wasn't aware they had started officially calling volcanic ash plumes vog. When I saw the headline "Vog from Kilauea" I thought they had discovered some kind of troll.
Or, something like-
"Surrender earthlings, I am Vog!"
Or, a band named Vog perhaps?
Vog the Destroyer?

(from NASA)
Vog from Kilauea
In late March 2008, Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s big island released a plume of ash and/or steam. The U.S. Air Force Weather Agency reported that the eruption created an area of vog, or volcanic smog, extending westward over the Pacific Ocean.......etc.....


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