14 Jun '11, 3pm

Pluma de humo, residuos y cenizas sin precedente es la que sale del Cordón del Caulle

Perhaps the greatest danged posted by the erupting Puyehue-Cordón Volcano Complex is the thick layer of ash being deposited east of the volcano. This image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite on June 13, 2011, shows ash on the ground and a large ash plume streaming east from the volcano. The pale tan coating of ash on the ground has been accumulating since June 4, when the eruption started. When winter’s rains begin to fall in the region in the coming days and weeks, the loose ash could create dangerous landslides (lahars), particularly in ash-clogged river valleys in the Andes Mountains, warned the Chilean Service of Minerals and Mining (SERNAGEOMIN). The image also shows a large plume of volcanic ash blowing about 780 kilometers east and then northeast over Argentina. A plume of volcanic ash from this eruption disrup...

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