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Chaiten Images

Rocky Planet iconRocky PlanetBy Erik KlemettiMay 5, 2008 7:36 AM

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Monsters and Critics has some truly fabulous images of the ongoing eruption at Chaiten in Chile.

The pictures of the extent of ash fall are quite remarkable. It is hard to tell exactly how deep the ash is or how far from the vent these pictures were taken, but one can imagine that if a helicopter took them, then they are relatively far from the action. The Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, toured the area to see the damage. Stunning stuff.

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