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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 (Central Chile and Argentina, South America) activity update: weak ash emission, crater glow

Thursday Mar 29, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Ash plumes are becoming smaller, mostly no higher than 1 km above the crater. Incandescence from the crater observed during 23-27 March.
Previous news
Thursday, Mar 22, 2012
During the past week, the eruption from the Cordón Caulle rift zone continued at a low level, producing plumes rising 0.4-1.2 km above crater, drifting easterly and northerly directions. Incandescence was sometimes observed from the crater. [more]
Thursday, Mar 15, 2012
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. ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 08, 2012
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. ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012
The eruption from the Cordón Caulle rift zone continued at a low level. A lava flow reached the valley of the Nilahue River, and 2 lava flows advanced to the N margin of the W crater. ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012
The eruption continues at a low level. During 14-16 and 20-21 February plumes observed with a web camera rose 1 km above the crater; clouds prevented views during 17-19 February. Satellite images showed ash plumes drifting 12-180 km NE, ENE, SE, and ESE during 14-15 and 18-21 February. Clouds prevented views from satellite during 16-17 February. Crater incandescence was observed during 14-15 February. The Alert Level remained at Red. ... [more]

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