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Chaitén at the NASA Earth Observatory 27 February 2009

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Eruption of Chaiten volcano, 24 February 2009 (NASA MODIS image).

At the NASA Earth Observatory a new image of Chaitén has been published (small version above). The image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on 24 February 2009 and shows ash deposits from the 19 February dome collapse stretching south-eastwards across Patagonia.

NASA Earth Observatory: Continuing effects of Chaiten volcano (25 February 2009)

Thanks to our friends at the Earth Observatory for crediting this blog as a source.

[NASA image created by Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center.]

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