WATCH ABOVE: Time lapse footage of the Calbuco volcano eruption.
TORONTO – The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time in more than 40 years, sending a massive ash cloud over a mountainous area in southern Chile.
About 1,500 people were ordered to leave their homes in a nearby town as the National Mining and Geology Service issued a high alert, blocking access to areas around the volcano.
Here’s a look at some of the breathtaking images of the volcanic eruption.
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