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Sunday, April 26, 2015

AMAZINGLY Beautiful Eruption Of Chile's Calbuco Volcano

Calbuco Volcano - Chile

Volcano Calbuco in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on the 22nd of April sending a thick plume fashion smoke several kilometers in the sky Chiles in a main emergency office declared a red alert following the sudden eruption at around 6 p.m. Local time, which occurred about 1000 kilometers south of Santiago the capital about 1500 people being moved out of the area an evacuation radius 220 kilometer has been established.

The authority said on television, they were concerned about a pyroclastic flow, which is a superheated current gas and rock that can destroy nearly everything in its path and travel at speeds up to 200 to 300 kilometers per hour.

Calbuco volcano last major eruption in 1961 television pictures showed a spectacular mushroom shape column billowing into the sky, the eruption was seen in towns at least 50 kilometers away.

Chile on the Pacific Ring of Fire has the second largest chain of volcano in the world after Indonesia including around 500 that potentially active.

Source: YouTube by Rodrigo Barrena

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