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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle at the NASA Earth Observatory 8 June 2011

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The NASA Earth Observatory has been showcasing some stunning images of the current Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption in southern Chile (coverage here and at Eruptions). Reduced-size previews are given below: click on the image to go to NASA’s originals at the Earth Observatory site.

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption: MODIS image from NASA's Aqua satellite, 4 June 2011 (NASA)

Above: Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption, MODIS image from NASA’s Aqua satellite, 4 June 2011 (NASA).

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption: MODIS image from NASA's Terra satellite, 6 June 2011 (NASA)

Above: Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption, MODIS image from NASA’s Terra satellite, 6 June 2011 (NASA).

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption: GOES-East/MODIS image, 6 June 2011 (NASA)

Above: Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption, GOES-East/MODIS image, 6 June 2011 (NASA).

As always at the Earth Observatory, the images are accompanied by detailed and informative captions, with lots of links to reliable sources of further information and explanation.

Information
Global Volcanism Program: Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex – summary information for the PCCVC (1507-15=)

The Volcanism Blog