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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, 26 Mar
Sun, 26 Mar 19:16 UTCM 2.9 / 120 km12 km71 km al S de Ollagüe
Sun, 26 Mar 03:15 UTCM 2.9 / 115.8 km12 km75 km al NE de Calama
Tue, 14 Mar
Tue, 14 Mar 19:45 UTCM 3.5 / 112.5 km46 km42 km al E de Calama
Tue, 14 Mar 12:27 UTCM 3.8 / 112 km28 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Tue, 7 Mar
Tue, 7 Mar 10:35 UTCM 2.8 / 111.4 km42 km52 km al E de Calama
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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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