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Chao volcano

lava dome 5100 m / 16,732 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America, -22.12°S / -68.15°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Chao volcano eruptions: None in recent times, possibly within the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 16 Jul
Sun, 16 Jul 19:16 UTCM 3.4 / 109.9 km7 km68 km al S de Ollagüe
Tue, 11 Jul
Tue, 11 Jul 15:40 UTCM 4.2 / 142.6 km26 km62 km al E de Calama
Sun, 9 Jul
Sun, 9 Jul 05:30 UTCM 3.1 / 100.3 km23 km62 km al NE de Calama
Fri, 7 Jul
Fri, 7 Jul 03:39 UTCM 3.2 / 120.1 km7 km72 km al S de Ollagüe
Sun, 2 Jul
Sun, 2 Jul 15:52 UTCM 5.4 / 101 km12 kmChile-Bolivia Border Region
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The Chao lava dome in northern Chile near Calama town is one of the largest known lava domes in the world. It measures 14.5 km in length and 350-400 m in height.

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