Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Chaiten Volcano, Chile - John Seach

After the dome collapse at Chaiten volcano, Chile, on 19th February, seismicity returned to lower levels. The collapse mobilised a large amount of material south into Chaiten River valley. An estimated 30 million tons of material collapsed from the dome, which present a lahar hazard to Chaiten town.
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