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Chilean Volcano Can Be Seen From Space

Posted on the 08 June 2011 by Gerard @presurfer
Chilean Volcano Can Be Seen From Space
A towering plume of brown ash is clearly visible from space as a Chilean volcano continues to violently erupt. Captured by specialist equipment on the Aqua satellite, the image was taken shortly after the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle exploded into life after decades of lying dormant in south-central Chile. A three-mile long fissure has opened up in the Andes as toxic gases and ash belched a cloud more than six miles high across Chile and Argentina.The Presurfer

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