PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Erupts With Ash and Lightning

PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Erupts With Ash, Lava, Lightning
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Photographed on May 4 from the evacuated town of Chaitin, Chile's Chaitin volcano has sent ash as high as 12 miles (19 kilometers) into the sky, according to May 6 reports.

Radiocarbon dating suggests that the volcano last erupted around 7420 B.C., according to the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program.

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