14 Jun '11, 10pm

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

A week after first erupting, Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continued to emit a steady stream of ash. This false-color satellite image shows the eruption’s ash plume on the morning of June 11, 2011. At the time, the Joint Air Force & Army Weather Information Network reported that the ash rose to an altitude of 23,000 feet (7,000 meters). In this image, low-angled sunlight (weeks away from the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere) illuminates the north side of the plume, while the southern side is in deep shadow. The ash colum rises from a fissure about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) north of Puyehue Volcano. The high-altitude lakes to the west of the eruption site are bright blue, likely from ash suspended in the water, and partially covered by floating pumice (a type of volcanic rock permeated with gas bubbles). Ash-covered snow is gray, and vegetation is ...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 3pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 Jun '11, 10pm

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Ash Plume from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Ash Plume from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 Jun '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 6pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jun '11, 6am

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea [image] #NASA

Eruption at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 10am

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Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 5pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Jun '11, 10pm

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Aquarius Rising [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Jun '11, 10pm

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NASA Earth Observato Ash from Puyehue-Cordón Ca...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Jun '11, 10pm

In its early, violent days, the eruption at the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex sent clouds of ash high into the at...

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jun '11, 5pm

This high-resolution, natural-color satellite image shows details of the roiling plume of Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano. The thi...