PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Erupts With Ash and Lightning

PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Erupts With Ash, Lava, Lightning
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Ash covers the Yelcho River near Chaitén, Chile, on May 4, 2008, after an eruption of the Chaitén volcano.

After a 9,000-year slumber, the volcano has been erupting since May 2 and shows no signs of stopping. Government vulcanologist Luis Lara told reporters that the dangerous eruption could last for months.

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