Calbuco Erupts in Southern Chile

Calbuco, a Chilean volcano which has been dormant for forty years, erupted yesterday, April 22nd, near Puerto Montt, in southern Chile.

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Here is a map of southern Chile, showing the location of Puerto Montt:

Puerto Montt and Calbuco

And here is a map which shows the location of Calbuco relative to Puerto Montt, the southernmost city in Chile:

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More images of the eruption:

Eruption of Chilean Calbuco volcano

 

Calbuco eruption 2 And here’s a link to the story on the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-32425370