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Lancaster volcanologists revisit active Chilean volcano

Collecting samples of obsidian for analysis in the lab Collecting samples of obsidian for analysis in the lab

A year on from his expedition that was featured in BBC's Volcano Live, Dr Hugh Tuffen has returned to the active Chilean volcano Puyehue-Cordón Caulle, with colleague Dr Mike James (both LEC).

The objective was to collect samples from inside the crater and to watch obsidian lava on the move. Click here for a photographic account of their trip.

Wed 23 January 2013