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Southern Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted twice within 24 hours this week for the first time in over 42 years. The last time the 6,500 foot volcano erupted was in 1972. It’s considered one of the most potentially dangerous among Chile’s 90 active volcanoes.

No injuries have been reported, however authorities did evacuate 1,500 residents of the nearby town of Ensenada after concerns that the dust could contaminate water and trigger respiratory illnesses.

The huge, billowing clouds caused by the eruption spewed over 23 inches of ash over the surrounding area and created some spectacular scenes.

Here’s a look at some photos of volcanoes we found on Instagram, including the Calbuco eruption.

Yellowstone, US

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Photo: cnnwire/Instagram

Mayon, Philippines

 

A photo posted by Analyn Soldevilla (@ka3bu) on

Photo: ka3bu/Instagram

Mount Semeru, Indonesia

Photo: natgeocreative/Instagram

Mount Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo

 

A photo posted by daniel. (@dhersz) on

Photo: dhersz/Instagram

Acatenango, Guatemala

Photo: mlibis_photography/Instagram

Mount Kilauea, US

Photo: gonzaloherreraphotography/Instagram

Mount Etna, Italy

A photo posted by Alex Hamdy (@_hamdy_) on

Photo: _hamdy_/Instagram

Mount Vesuvius, Italy

Photo: antonio_busiello_photography

Mount Ontake, Japan

A photo posted by Yasuo (@ysmiporin) on

Photo: ysmiporin/Instagram

Calbuco, Chile

 

A photo posted by @pepawolfito on

Photo: pepawolfito/Instagram

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