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IMAGE OF THE DAY
02-03-2023
The Chachani volcano in the Andes Mountains
Today's Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features the Chachani volcano in the Andes Mountains. The photo was captured by an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS) while orbiting over the western edge of South America. The Chachani volcano is located north of Arequipa, the second most-populous city in Peru. "While Peru has several active volcanos, Chachani is considered dormant. Evidence of past volcanic activity here arises from the remnant lava domes, stratovolcanoes, and shield volcano that mark the landscape,"...
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