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Lascar volcano
stratovolcano 5592 m / 18,346 ft
Northern Chile, -23.37°S / -67.73°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Lascar volcano eruptions:
2015, 2006-07, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1994-95, 1994, 1993-94, 1993, 1991-92, 1990, 1990, 1987-89, 1986, 1984, 1974, 1972, 1969, 1959-68, 1954, 1951-52, 1940, 1933, 1902, 1898, 1883-85, 1875, 1858, 1854, 1853(?), 1848
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explosive
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Lascar volcano news:

Lascar volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PILOT REPORT AT 1247Z OBS VA DTG: 22/1435Z

Sunday Sep 25, 2016 15:15 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 14:59 UTC, 25/09/16 from SABM
DTG: 20160925/1500Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: LASCAR 355100
PSN: S2322 W06744
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 5592M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/03
INFO SOURCE: GOES 13 - OVDAS WEB CAM - GFS - ARS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: GREEN
ERUPTION DETAILS:PILOT REPORT AT 1247Z
OBS VA DTG: 22/1435Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
WINDS FL190 220/10KT FL220 220/015KT FL250 215/20KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 25/2100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 26/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. ALTHOUGH A PILOT HAD REPORTED VA CLD, THERE
IS NO INDICATION OF VA IN SATELLITE IMAGES UNDER

CLEAR SKIES. WEB CAMERA SHOWS CONTINUOUS EMISSION STEAM AND GASES
DISSIPATING RAPIDLY NEAR THE SUMMIT.

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash plume from Lascar yesterday
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015
An moderately strong ash eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday morning at 09:32 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 2.5 km from the summit crater. ... [more]
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
The incandescence observed at the crater due to hot gas emissions has decreased during 12-13 April and was no longer visible during last night. [more]
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013
Chilean volcanologists were able to make make a helicopter overfly the day before yesterday and could not find evidence of recent lava in the summit crater. However, as the likely source of the recently observed incandescence, very hot gas emissions were observed. ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 04, 2013
A new eruption occurred yesterday at the volcano. SERNAGEOMIN reported that at 09:20 (local time) on 3 March degassing became more intense at the volcano. The plumes were sometimes grey colored, suggesting slight ash content. Incandescence was visible at night. Despite this activity, seismicity remains normal. The (official) Alert Level remains at GREEN. [more]

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