Chaitén dome and pinnacle from the north-west 8 April 2009Posted by admin in Chaitén, Chile, volcano images.
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A little while ago we published some beautiful pictures of Chaitén’s lava dome and pinnacle, viewed from Chaitén town, taken by Nicolas La Penna of Chaitur.com on 17 March this year. Nicolas has very kindly sent in two more pictures which are of particular interest because they show the northern side of the volcano, which is an aspect we see far less often than the southern side that faces the town.
The pictures were taken on 16 March 2009 from a position north-west of the lava dome. The sheer wall of the pinnacle, wreathed in steam, is very evident in these pictures.
Thanks to Nicolas La Penna of Chaitur.com for these pictures.
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