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Cerro Bayo volcano

Updated: Mar 4, 2024 20:53 GMT -
complex volcano 5401 m / 17,720 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina (South America), -25.42°S / -68.58°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Cerro Bayo is a complex volcano on the northern Chile/Argentina border. The volcano contains a young cone exactly on the border with a 400 m wide crater which has erupted two 4 km long lava flows to the north and NW.
The youngest known product of the volcano are 2 dacitic lava flows that traveled to the north and were erupted from the summit crater located on the Chilean side.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Cerro Bayo volcano eruptions: none in recent times, but less than 10,000 years ago

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