LOOK! Stunning Picture Of Calbuco Volcano Erupting In Chile : The Two-Way The volcano erupted, spewing a huge cloud of ash over a sparsely populated area in Chile. Authorities, however, issued evacuation orders to about 1,500 people.
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LOOK! Stunning Picture Of Calbuco Volcano Erupting In Chile

The Cabulco volcano in southern Chile erupted on Wednesday spewing a huge cloud of ash into the sky.

Authorities issued evacuation orders for about 1,500 people. But, the AP reports, luckily the area is otherwise sparsely populated.

With that, here is a stunning photograph of the eruption:

Children watch the Calbuco volcano erupt, from Puerto Varas, Chile, on Wednesday. Authorities ordered the evacuation of the inhabitants of the nearby town of Ensenada, along with residents of two smaller communities. Carlos F. Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Children watch the Calbuco volcano erupt, from Puerto Varas, Chile, on Wednesday. Authorities ordered the evacuation of the inhabitants of the nearby town of Ensenada, along with residents of two smaller communities.

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