Latest Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Stories
Frequent travelers can agree that flight delays are all too familiar these days. NASA is looking into a potentially dangerous, though much less frequent, problem that has recently caused major disruptions in flight schedules: volcanic eruptions.
A volcano in Chile has released three columns of steam and ash that combined into a cloud of over 3 miles high on Friday.
Since its eruption in early June, several NASA satellites have captured images of the ash plume from the eruption of the Chilean Volcano called Puyehue-CordÃ³n Caulle and have tracked it around the world.
NASA's Terra Satellite, the GOES-13 and GOES-11 satellites all captured images of the ash plume from southern Chile's Puyehue-CordÃ³n Volcano this week.
The Puyehu volcano in southern Chile continues to erupt for a second day, spewing pumice and an ash cloud six miles high and three miles wide.
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