Volcanos from space

Here are some images from NASA of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile that erupted on April 22, 2015.

calbuco_tmo_2015114[1]An image from NASA’s Terra satellite.

calbuco_tmo_2015113[1]A closer view from NASA’s Terra satellite.


In 2009, NASA released this cool view of the Sarychev volcano on one of the Russian Kuril islands north of Japan. The image was taken by astronauts on the the Int. Space Station: Sarychev Volcano – NASA


For more such images, see the Volcanoes collection at NASA’s Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. Here are some of the Calbuco eruption.