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Copahue volcano eruption puts Argentina and Chile on alert
BBC News ^ | December 22, 2012 | BBC News

Posted on 12/22/2012 5:21:09 PM PST by John W

The authorities in Argentina and Chile have issued an alert over increased activity at the Copahue volcano, which has begun spewing smoke and gas.

Many residents have already left the area as a precaution.

An orange volcano alert, the second highest, has been issued in both countries.

The 3,000m (10,000ft) volcano is in Argentina's south-western Neuquen province, which borders the Biobio region of Chile.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: argentina; chile; copahue; volcano

1 posted on 12/22/2012 5:21:14 PM PST by John W
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To: Pride in the USA

ping


2 posted on 12/22/2012 5:22:22 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: John W; SunkenCiv

Catastrophism alert SC. ;-)


3 posted on 12/22/2012 5:45:33 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: John W

Well I guess it’s back to the bunker after all.


4 posted on 12/22/2012 6:09:43 PM PST by lucky american (The Democrats will follow the big "D"even if it means going over a cliff.)
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To: gleeaikin

Another eruption? Boring! ;’) Thanks glee’.


5 posted on 12/22/2012 6:25:30 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: John W
An orange volcano alert, the second highest, has been issued in both countries.

I had no idea that Copahue was an "orange volcano". It must be especially dangerous.

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6 posted on 12/22/2012 6:59:06 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: John W

I guess the Mayan calendar was off by a day...


7 posted on 12/22/2012 7:08:23 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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To: John W

Throw Ms. Kirchner into the volcano, that ought to appease it.


8 posted on 12/22/2012 9:12:13 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Seaplaner
I had no idea that Copahue was an "orange volcano". It must be especially dangerous.

They can be, especially if you are Catholic...

9 posted on 12/22/2012 10:06:08 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: lonevoice

Uh-oh - The two countries are now on red alert. Guess that Mayan doomsday scenario was a little off by a few.


10 posted on 12/23/2012 10:56:49 AM PST by Pride in the USA
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