NASA image shows eruption of Puyehue Corón-Caulle Volcano continues unabated

October 12, 2011CHILENASA satellite imagery shows that the eruption of Puyehue Corón-Caulle Volcano is continuing after more than 4 months of activity. A conspicuous plume of volcanic gases and fine ash rose above the volcano on Sunday (October 9, 2011), and blew southeast over Argentina. In the top natural-color satellite image the mountainous landscape is covered with gray ash, largely snow-free for the first time in several months. To the north and southwest of the active vent is a lava flow, its textured appearance suggestive of thick lava. Immediately west of the vent the flow appears fresh—its dark surface not yet covered by lighter ash. In a false-color image made from shortwave infrared, near infrared, and visible light data (above, lower), the vent and nearby lava flow are bright orange. This is a sign of intense heat, and likely indicates ongoing emissions of lava. These images were acquired by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite. –IWO
This entry was posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Land fissures, cracks, sinkholes, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Volcanic Eruption, Volcano Watch. Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to NASA image shows eruption of Puyehue Corón-Caulle Volcano continues unabated

  1. iamjoe says:

    Hi, been visiting your blog the past couple of days, and I like it. I added you to my blogroll and nominating you for the VBA award. I think every one deserves to know what’s happening around world and your posts are making sure of that (aside from the traditional media, or course).


  2. Awesome image. I love these NASA photos. Thank you Alvin.



  3. Kim says:

    Incredible photo!


All comments are moderated. We reserve the right not to post any comment deemed defamatory, inappropriate, or spam.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s