Saturday, June 7, 2008

Volcano eruption in Chaiten, Chile

I wanted to share some photos of the volcano eruption in Chaiten, which is 1,200 miles south of Santiago de Chile. This is nothing I have to worry about for my trip, but a friend showed me these pictures, and I had to get them up here, because they are really incredible. I stole these from Here's the actual link:

Lightning storm over the volcano. Evidently this is very common around volcanoes, but the scientists still don't know why.

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