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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: small plumes up to 1.2 km above crater, incandescence at crater

Thursday Apr 05, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

During the past week, plumes rose no higher than 1.2 km above the crater. Incandescence from the crater was observed every night.
Previous news
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
Ash plumes are becoming smaller, mostly no higher than 1 km above the crater. Incandescence from the crater observed during 23-27 March. [more]
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]

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