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Your photos of the Calbuco volcano eruption in Chile

The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile has been erupting and spewing huge clouds of lava and ash in the vicinity.

Here is a selection of some of your pictures:

Image copyright Lathan Britz
Image caption Lathan Britz was about 30km away from the volcano when he took this photo
Image copyright Chantal Henderson
Image caption Chantal Henderson was working in Puerto Varas when she saw the beginning of the plume of smoke from the eruption. She took this from Lake Llanquihue
Image copyright Lathan Britz
Image caption The Calbuco volcano is one of the most active in Chile, but its eruption took officials in the area by surprise. Photo: Lathan Britz
Image copyright Lathan Britz
Image caption Lathan Britz spent several hours watching the volcano and taking a selection of photos
Image copyright Diego Bravo
Image caption Diego Bravo took a photo of the view from his flat in Puerto Montt, sent it to his sister in the UK who then got in touch with us via WhatsApp
Image copyright Stephanie Chamary
Image caption Stephanie Chamary in Puerto Montt, told the BBC: "In the morning there was amazing lightning and lava. We have not been evacuated but we are waiting for updates. At the moment the wind is taking the ash towards Argentina"

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