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Copahue volcano
stratovolcano 2997 m / 9,833 ft
Chile/Argentina, -37.85°S / -71.17°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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2015-16, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2001(?), 2000, 1992, 1961, 1937, 1867(?), 1759(?), 1750
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Eruption from Copahue volcano, Chile/Argentina border

Saturday Dec 22, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN

An initial ash plume from Copahue spreading to the ENE, image from NOAA
An initial ash plume from Copahue spreading to the ENE, image from NOAA
A Satellite image taken on 14:00 on 22 November shows a large ash plume drifting 110 KM SE from Copahue volcano. Ash fall has been reported in Loncopue village in Argentina, 50 KM SE of the volcano. The volcano's last confirmed eruption was in 2000, although one report stated eruptions in 2001 as well.

It is apparently still a 'small' eruption, but the Alert Level for the volcano has been raised from GREEN to ORANGE.
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