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Calbuco, Chile

Chile - Physiography

Chile - Physiography

On April 22, 2015 the Calbuco volcano erupted, roughly 1000km south of Chile's capital Santiago. The volcano is in the Los Lagos region of Chile in the province of Llanquihue on the bank of Lake Llanquihue. The nearest sizable center of population is Puerto Montt. Prior to this eruption, the volcano's last activity consisted of 4 hours of a weak fumarole type eruption in 1972.  Read More