These stunning photographs, taken by professional Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni, perfectly capture the raw primal fury of a volcanic eruption in the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle mountain chain in central Chile.
The intrepid adventurer spent a night just one kilometer from the eruption capturing these incredible photos. The darkness of the night only served to emphasize the red-hot lava’s glow.
The Cordón Caulle volcano began erupting in June 4th, 2011. It is still active now, although its activity is dying down substantially. When it began, however, it caused significant economic and environmental chaos in Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. [Read more...]
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