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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
Thu, 18 May
Thu, 18 May 21:22 UTCM 3.4 / 131.9 km18 km68 km al SO de Ollagüe
Sun, 14 May
Sun, 14 May 13:05 UTCM 3.1 / 122.6 km6 km76 km al S de Ollagüe
Wed, 26 Apr
Wed, 26 Apr 11:45 UTCM 3.1 / 115 km47 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Wed, 26 Apr 06:56 UTCM 2.9 / 115.8 km14 km68 km al SO de Ollagüe
Tue, 25 Apr
Tue, 25 Apr 23:38 UTCM 2.8 / 118.8 km8 km70 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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