PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Erupts With Ash and Lightning

PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Erupts With Ash, Lava, Lightning
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A May 4, 2008, aerial view shows houses, fields, and forest smothered in ash near Chaitén, Chile, after the eruption of the volcano.

Volcanic ash—more than 6 inches (15 centimeters) deep in some places—has also affected water supplies, according to the Reuters news agency.

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—Photograph by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
 
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