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WJLA, June 06, 2011

Electrifying, fiery photos of Chile's Puyehue volcano

Startling photographs from Saturday's immense eruption of Puyehue, which had been quiet for decades.

Puyehue's mountainous smoke cloud (and cows)

Chile's Puyehue volcano, part of the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex, erupted on Saturday, covering the residents who chose to stick around with a thick layer of gray ash. The volcano is located in the country's midsection, about 500 miles south of the capital of Santiago, and had been dormant for decades.