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Dramatic volcanic eruption in Chile

The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has erupted, spewing ash and lava up to 1,000m (3,300ft) into the air.
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The Villarrica volcano in Pucon, Chile has been upgraded from green to amber alert following the 8.8 earthquake that occurred on Saturday morning.
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Snow-covered Villarrica, one of Chile's most active volcanoes, rises above the lake and town of the same name. The volcano is also known as Rucapillán, a Mapuche  word meaning "House of the Pillán". It is the westernmost of three large stratovolcanoes  that trend perpendicular to the Andean chain along the Gastre Fault.
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Latitude: 39°25'0"S, Longitude: 71°56'0"W

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