Chaitén engulfed: satellite image, 19 May 2008 30 May 2008Posted by admin in activity reports, Chaitén, Chile, eruptions.
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This satellite image of Chaitén town, engulfed by river-borne volcanic deposits and other material, has just been published by the NASA Earth Observatory.
A very large version of this photograph (2990 x 2990 pixels, 3.15MB) can be accessed from the EO page for this image, or directly by clicking here. A larger version of the overview of the Chaitén area shown below (1825 x 2250 pixels, 860KB), without the captions, can also be accessed from the same page, or by clicking here.
For all our Chaitén coverage: Chaitén « The Volcanism Blog.
Global Volcanism Program: Chaitén – summary information for Chaitén (1508-41)
ONEMI, Oficina Nacional de Emergencia – Chilean government emergencies office (Spanish)
SERNAGEOMIN – volcanology information from the Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Spanish)