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Iguazu Falls (sometimes Iguassu or Iguacu) are the 3rd biggest waterfalls in the world. Iguazu falls consist of 275 separate falls and is actually bigger than Niagara Falls. It's located on the Border of Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil. (Photo by David Rochas).
June 5, 2011 | a volcano in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain of south-central Chile erupted after lying dormant for more than 50 years. The government evacuated several thousand residents as Puyehue threw ash more than 6 miles into the sky, pushing the plume toward neighboring Argentina. Authorities had already put the area around the volcano on alert after a flurry of earthquakes earlier on Saturday -- at one point, the tremors reached an average of 230 per hour.