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Chaiten Volcano Still Active
This Boston Globe news article shows 12 stunning pictures of the Chaiten Volcano erupting in Chile, its first activity in over 9,000 years. The most recent eruptive phase of the volcano began on May 2, 2008, and is ongoing. The site also has a blog of open, public commentary.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Informal
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2009 NY Times Co.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-010-385
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Boston Globe