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Chaitén volcano (Chile): activity updates & news

Chaitén volcano
Caldera, lava dome 1122 m
El sur de Chile y Argentina, América del sur, -42.83°S / -72.65°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Chaitén:
2 May 2008 (plinian eruption) - 2011
Typical eruption style:
Explosive, lava dome growth
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Chaitén volcano (Chile), eruption update: growing lava dome

jueves nov 12, 2009 08:25 |

Chaitén's lava dome continues its growth and can shed pyroclastic flows and produce ash eruptions at all times. The alert level remains at its highest (red).
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Noticias Anteriores
martes, mar 10, 2009
El 24 de febrero se informó de que un colapso parcial de la cúpula Domo de Nuevo Chaitn un lava-domo una gran cantidad de material acumulado en la depresión anillo basal que rodea el complejo de domos y en todo el valle del río Blanco. Penachos de vapor con poco contenido de ceniza y explosiones se indique lo contrario. ... [Leer más]
viernes, feb 20, 2009
Chaitén volcano experienced an increase in activity over the past few weeks. Yesterday, around 11 am local time on 19 Feb., a largere section of the growing lava dome in the crater collapsed, triggering a large pyroclastic flow that came close to the already largely abandoned town of Chaitén. According to press reports, heavy ash falls occurred in the area and the evacuation of the remaining residents of the town is under way. ONEMI reports the eruption of a considerable column of ash. ... [Leer más]
jueves, ene 15, 2009
It was reported that during 29 December-9 January Chaitén's lava dome continued to grow. Plumes rose to altitudes of 2.6-3.1 km. Block-and-ash flows from frequent spine collapses fell down from the edge. ... [Leer más]
viernes, nov 21, 2008
During 12-17November ash plumes from Chaitén continuously rose to altitudes 1.4-3.7 km and a thermal anomaly was detected on satellite photos on 12 November [Leer más]
miércoles, nov 12, 2008
The new lava dome of Chaitén volcano continues to grow and emit a dense plume of mainly vapour, typically rising to ca. 2 km altitude. Seismic activity beneath the volcano remains high. ... [Leer más]

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