PHOTO OF THE DAY: Space Station Captures Stunning Photo of Chile’s Villarrica Volcano
By NASA information center // February 5, 2023
gases come from a series of minor explosions called Strombolian eruptions
(NASA) – Chile’s Villarrica volcano emits steam and other volcanic gases in this photo taken from the International Space Station on Jan. 17, 2023.
The gases come from a series of minor explosions—called Strombolian eruptions—that have been ongoing at Villarrica since October 2022.
Located along Chile’s southern Andes, Villarrica is one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes in South America; it typically erupts every three to six years.
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