Despite its feocity, the pictures from this volcano in Chile are just breath-taking.

An aerial view shows ash and steam from an eruption in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near Osorno city in south-central Chile, on June 5, 2011. Picture taken through a plane window. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado) #


NASA Aqua satellite image of the eruption of Puyehue volcano, seen from low Earth orbit on June 4, 2011. (NASA) #


Locals stay in front of their home as ash and steam rise from the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near Osorno city in south-central Chile June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado) #


A helicopter flies past a column of ash and steam rising from the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near Osorno city in south-central Chile June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado) #


Ash and steam erupti from the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near Osorno city, Chile, on June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Air Force of Chile/Handout) #


A cloud of ash billowing from Puyehue volcano, above southern Chile, 870 km south of Santiago, on June 5, 2011. (Alvaro Vidal/AFP/Getty Images) #


A cloud of ash from Puyehue volcano rises into the sky above Osorno in southern Chile, on June 5, 2011. (Claudio Santana/AFP/Getty Images) #


The sky over Lake Nahuel Huapi is darkened by ash from Chile’s Puyehue volcano 100 miles (160 km) to the west, in the Argentine resort city of Bariloche, on June 4, 2011. (Reuters/Chiwi Giambirtone) #


A cloud of ash pours from Puyehue volcano in southern Chile, at sunset on June 5, 2011. (Claudio Santana/AFP/Getty Images) #


Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain in the Patagonia region, on June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Carlos Gutierrez) #


A vehicle rides on a street covered with ash from Chile’s Puyehue volcano in San Carlos de Bariloche, southern Argentina, on Saturday, June 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Alfredo Leiva) #


Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain in the Patagonia region at sunrise, on June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Carlos Gutierrez) #


Chunks of pumice from Chile’s Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain volcano are held by an Argentine border police officer at the Cardenal Samore border pass between Argentina and Chile, on June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Gendarmeria) #


Lightning flashes amid a cloud of ash billowing from Puyehue volcano near Osorno, Chile, on June 5, 2011. (Claudio Santana/AFP/Getty Images) #


Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain in the Patagonia region June 4, 2011. (Reuters/Carlos Gutierrez) #


Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain on June 5, 2011. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado) #


Volcanic lightning is seen over the Puyehue volcano, on Sunday June 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Francisco Negroni, AgenciaUno) #


View of an ash-covered street from Chile’s Puyehue volcano 100 miles (160 km) to the west, in the Argentine resort city of San Carlos de Bariloche, on June 4, 2011. (Reuters/Trilce Reyes) #


A view of the 9th hole green at the Llao Llao hotel golf course in Bariloche, Argentina, on June 5, 2011, covered by ashes from Chile’s Puyehue volcano. (Francisco Ramos Mejia/AFP/Getty Images) #


A car, completely covered in volcanic ash from Chile’s Puyehue volcano, sits in San Carlos de Bariloche, southern Argentina, on Sunday June 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Alfredo Leiva) #
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