Non Erupting Image of Chaiten: This is a nice picture of Chaiten. But the really cool ones of the volcano erupting and volcanic lightning are in the links in the story. Check 'em out.
Non Erupting Image of Chaiten: This is a nice picture of Chaiten. But the really cool ones of the volcano erupting and volcanic lightning are in the links in the story. Check 'em out.Courtesy NASA
The image here is a boring image of Chaiten. The images here are awesome images taken from the May eruption. (Though I suspect if you live nearby like the town on the top of the photo to the right, the boring images are more preferable.) Scientists think that volcanic lighting is caused within volcanic ash clouds by particles rubbing together generating static electricity.

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mdr's picture
mdr says:

WOW! Those were astounding photos. Thanks Joe!

posted on Tue, 07/29/2008 - 9:31am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

how the heck did you get those photos ?

posted on Tue, 07/29/2008 - 10:07am
Joe's picture
Joe says:

The Google got 'em for me.

posted on Thu, 07/31/2008 - 4:55pm
ms's picture
ms says:

way to go google

posted on Sun, 08/03/2008 - 3:38pm
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Dingoman says:

I didn't know that volcanoes could attract lightning like that. Great photos!

posted on Mon, 08/04/2008 - 3:39pm

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