As we pour through more data from our 2012 Chile volcanological field expedition, here is quite possibly my favorite thing to come out of the whole trip — video of the erupting Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano.
If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, this bad boy is the one that cancelled all of your plane flights about a year ago. When we visited in February, the sucker was still going strong. Watch out for ballistics!
Here’s an image from NASA’s Earth Observatory showing the ash cloud that stretched all the way from it’s point of origin in Chile to the other side of the world — Australia and New Zealand.