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Boom: The Calbuco eruption sent a huge plume of gas and ash soaring into the atmosphere which was visible from up to 100 miles away

Apocalyptic skies return above Chile after second volcano erupts

Unexpected: The Calbuco last erupted in 1972, and while it is widely believed to be among Chile's most dangerous, it was not under observation before it erupted in April (the eruption pictured from Puerto Varas)

Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted on Wednesday, 22 April,2015 for the first time in nearly half a century. Authorities declared a state of emergency.

The Eruption of Chile's Calbuco Volcano

View from Frutillar, southern Chile, showing volcanic lightning and lava spewed from the Calbuco volcano on April 23, 2015

Dramatic Photos Capture Calbuco Volcano Eruption At Dusk

Calbuco Eruption Photos: After Evacuations, Chileans Have Front-Row View Of Volcano At Dusk