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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) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Chao volcano eruptions: None in recent times, possibly within the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 14 Jan
Mon, 14 Jan 01:59 UTCM 2.9 / 116.6 km8 km78 km al NE de Calama
Wed, 2 Jan
Wed, 2 Jan 08:24 UTCM 3.0 / 120 km39 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Thu, 27 Dec
Thu, 27 Dec 17:14 UTCM 3.1 / 121.6 km28 km58 km al NE de Calama
Sat, 22 Dec
Sat, 22 Dec 11:08 UTCM 3.3 / 114.1 km23 km63 km al NE de Calama
Sat, 22 Dec 06:00 UTCM 3.2 / 122.7 km11 km67 km al S de Ollagüe
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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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