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Auca Mahuida Volcanic Field volcano

Volcanic field 2243 m / 7359 ft
Argentina, -37.74°S / -68.92°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Auca Mahuida Volcanic Field volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Auca Mahuida Volcanic Field volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Auca Mahuida is a large basaltic shield volcano described by Folguera and Ramos (2011) as having a well-preserved central crater and an andesite plug. Most of the lavas, recently date using Ar-Ar, are in the 0.8-1.7 Ma range.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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