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Old 07 August 2008, 01:28 AM
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Flame Volcanic Eruption Meets Lightning Storm

This is awesome!!! Two of nature's most spectacular forces produced an incredible brew in the skies of Chile as a volcanic eruption met a lightning storm. Tons of dust and ash from the eruption of the Chaiton volcano poured into the night sky just as an electric storm passed overhead. The resulting collision created a spectacular sight as lightning flickered around the dust cloud amid the orange glow of the volcano. The eruption was all the more spectacular because the Chaitan volcano, 800 miles (1,290km) south of Santiago, has been dormant for hundreds - if not thousands - of years. The Patagonian volcano began erupting on Friday and the 12-mile-high plume has left vast tracts of land coated with a layer of ash.











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Old 07 August 2008, 01:35 AM
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This is plausible. Volcanic clouds often have lightning.
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Old 07 August 2008, 01:37 AM
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Here's one possible source for the photos:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...g-volcano.html
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Old 08 August 2008, 01:10 PM
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Chaiten volcano-a-chow
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