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Chacana is an active stratovolcano 30 km SE of Quito, Ecuador. The volcano is one of the largest rhyolitic centers of the northern Andes and contains a large 32 km long and 24 km wide eroded caldera.
Historic activity consisted of lava flows in the 18th century.
Small spherical balls of volcanic ash that form from a wet nucleus falling through a volcanic ash cloud.
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