Llaima

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Llaima

 

an active volcano on the western slopes of the Cordillera Principal of the Andes, in south central Chile. Elevation, 3,060 m. There are Araucaria pine forests on the slopes, and perennial snow is found above 2,000 m. The volcano is part of the Los Paraguas National Park; it is a center for tourism.

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WHERE is the still-active Llaima volcano? WHEN was Hiroshima destroyed by an atomic bomb?
The park's centerpiece is the towering Llaima volcano, a conical peak whose last major eruption in 2009 covered portions of the terrain in steaming lava.
Chile is a country of the great outdoors and has some of South America's best scenery, including the Llaima volcano 400 miles south of Santiago, which erupted in January.
Chile's southern Llaima volcano has spewed rocks, lava and clouds of ash into the sky, setting six nearby communities on evacuation alert.
Here we camped for five days in the shadow of the twin-peaked Llaima volcano. It was midsummer now, hot and dry, and there were bright blue and green lizards everywhere for the children to catch.
| WHERE is the still-active Llaima volcano? | WHEN was Hiroshima destroyed by an atomic bomb?