The view from Chaitén, 22 February 2009 22 February 2009Posted by admin in Chaitén, Chile, eruptions, volcano monitoring.
Tags: Chaitén, Chile, South America, volcanic eruptions, volcano monitoring
This is the view from the DGAC camera at Chaitén airfield at 08:23 local time today. A significant plume can be seen, of whitish colouring indicating that it is mainly steam, blowing away to the east.
The following pictures are from the Tele13 webcam (direct link here, link that opens in your default media player here). The first, from yesterday evening at 20:27 local time, shows the tall and steep-sided pinnacle of extruded lava, the collapse of which has been predicted repeatedly over the last few days, still very much in place.
The last two pictures were captured by the Tele13 webcam in the early hours of this morning, and show incandescence atop the dome and the pinnacle, as fresh lava is constantly extruded.
For all our Chaitén coverage: Chaitén « The Volcanism Blog.
Global Volcanism Program: Chaitén – summary information for Chaitén (1508-41)
SERNAGEOMIN – Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Spanish)
Erupción del Volcán Chaitén – extensive coverage of the Chaitén eruption