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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano
stratovolcano 2236 m / 7,336 ft
Central Chile and Argentina, South America, -40.59°S / -72.12°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano eruptions:
2011 (4 June)- 2012, 1960, 1934, 1929, 1921-22, 1905(?), 1893(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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News & activity updates from Puyehue volcano, Chile

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano (Chile) activity update: continuing ash emissions reaching 2-4 km altitude

Sunday Feb 12, 2012 00:01 AM | BY: T

Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012
The eruption from the Cordón Caulle rift zone continued at a low level. On 18, 20, and 22-23 January plumes observed with a web camera rose 2.5-7 km above the crater and on 18, 20, and 22-24 January satellite images showed ash plumes drifting 25-110 km NE, E, SE, and W. The Alert Level remained at Red. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 13, 2012
The eruption from the Cordón Caulle rift zone, part of the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex, continued at a low level. ... [more]
NASA Earth Obseervatory image of Puyehue volcano on 31 July 2011. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured this natural-color image on July 31, 2011. A pale ash plume rises above erupting fissures, then fans out toward the north and east. The plume casts a shadow over the lava flow along the western (left) edge of the image. To the south of the plume, areas that have not been coated with lava sport instead a dendritic pattern of white snow and brown ash. (Source: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=51541)
Tuesday, Aug 02, 2011
Nearly 2 months after its start, the explosive and effusive eruption from Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex is still continuing, but on a much lower level than during the first month of the eruption. In recent days, the eruption column has been reaching up to 2 km and producing ash plumes drifting east into Argentinia where the ash is causing problems to infrastructure, as well as disruption to air traffic. ... [more]

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