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Steam Seen From Llaima Volcano

Images taken with video cameras installed around the Llaima Volcano verified emissions of steam and sometimes gas from the main crater.
Llaima Volcano, one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Chile, is located 663 kilometres southeast of Santiago, the countrys capital.

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One of Chile's most active volcanos is spewing lava and ash again, prompting evacuations and landslide warnings.
The national emergency department is reporting that the 3,125-metre-high Llaima volcano has hurled explosive materials up to 600 metres above the crater and issued a flow of lava more than a kilometre long.

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The Llaima volcano, one of Chile's most active, erupted again on Saturday, sending a stream of lava down its slope and spewing a long plume of ash, authorities said.

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New eruptions from southern Chile's Llaima volcano forced Chile\s government to declare a Red Alert Thursday for residents of nearby towns. The advancing lava flow is 50 meters wide and has already stretched more than 2 kilometres down the volcanos slopes.

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The Llaima volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time in months, forcing the evacuation of about a dozen people from nearby areas. Authorities, however, say populated areas are not immediately threatened.
The volcano, which is one of Chile's most active, began erupting Tuesday. The eruption sent a stream of lava creeping down the flanks of the 3,120-meter-high mountain.

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Llaima volcano in central Chile is erupting again.
On Wednesday a one-mile-long lava flow was moving down its flank.
In January it forced local residents to evacuate.

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Rescue workers in southern Chile have evacuated a further 54 tourists and staff after the eruption of a volcano.
Hundreds of residents and tourists have fled the area since Tuesday, when the Llaima volcano began producing a huge column of smoke and spewing lava.
Airport officials in neighbouring Argentina have suspended flights due to poor visibility caused by the ash.

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The 3,125-meter Llaima  Stratovolcano  in southern Chile has erupted, sending a huge plume of smoke into the air.
There are no reports of damages or injuries.

"The Llaima erupted at 18:20 (21:20 GMT) but we still don't know if it's a permanent or sporadic eruption. There is lava flowing toward the Argentine side but nothing on the Chilean side. But we are evaluating" -  Spokesperson for the  National Emergency Office.

Latitude:      38.692°S      Longitude:     71.729°W


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