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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano (Central Chile and Argentina, South America) activity update: continuing ash emissions rising 300-1200 m

Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 08:52
08:52 AM | BY: T
Based on seismicity detected during 6-13 March, OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that the eruption from the Cordón Caulle rift zone, part of the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex, continued at a low level. Plumes observed most days in web camera and satellite images rose 0.3-1.2 km above the crater and drifted 30-50 km NNE, E, and SW. Incandescence from the crater was observed during 5-8 and 10-13 March. The Alert Level remained at Red.
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)

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Thu, 8 Mar 2012, 06:53
The eruption from the Cordón Caulle rift zone, part of the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex, continued at a low level. During 28-29 February plumes observed with a web camera and satellite images rose 1 km above the crater and drifted 40 km NNE. During 2-3 March plumes rose 0.7-3 km above the crater and drifted SE. Read all
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