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Callaqui volcano (Chile) activity update: possible ash eruption on 2 January

Wed, 4 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: TP
Buenos Aires VAAC reported a pilot observing an ash plume from Callaqui at 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. on 2 January. No ash could be detected on satellite images without cloud cover and it is likely that the observation was strong fumarolic activity rather than an actual eruption.
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