Geography - recent volcanic eurptions
Volcanic Activity. Volcano. Inspectors Head to Undersea Volcano. Iceland - Under Construction. §. Icelandic Volcano Eruption. Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Photo, Iceland Wallpaper. Chilean Volcano. SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A volcano in the Caulle Cordon of southern Chile erupted for a second day Sunday, shooting out pumice stones and pluming a cloud of ash six miles (10 kilometers) high and three miles (five kilometers) wide.
Flights in the region were canceled and more than 3,500 people stayed away from their homes near the volcano, which produced an eerie show of lightning dancing through its clouds of ash overnight. Most of the residents in 22 settlements near the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic complex evacuated when the eruption began Saturday afternoon and were staying in government shelters or friends' homes. There were no reports of injuries. PlanetQuest: Exoplanet Exploration.